The Biden administration announced Monday that it will spend $5 billion over the next five years to construct bicycle lanes, speed cameras, and other local infrastructure to promote roadway safety.
The initiative, spearheaded by Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, is funded by the $1 trillion infrastructure package that President Joe Biden signed in November. Under the program, communities and local governments can apply for federal funding to “help them ensure safe streets and roads for all and address the national roadway safety crisis.”
Examples of projects the Transportation Department identified as eligible for funding include the development of “bikeway networks with bicycle lanes,” speed cameras, and setting new speed limits. – READ MORE