WGA promotes western priorities as the Department of Transportation forms new strategic plan

The Western Governors’ Association shared several policy resolutions with the Office of the Secretary of Transportation as the Department drafts a new strategic plan. The letter of Dec. 17, signed by WGA Executive Director Jim Ogsbury, emphasized “the need for a more robust, diverse, and equitable national transportation infrastructure; the modernization of cyber systems to protect against unauthorized access; the benefits of utilizing state data in federal decision making; and the importance of federal consultation with states in the development of policy." These recommendations are outlined in WGA policy resolutions; 2021-07, Transportation Infrastructure in the Western United States; 2022-05, Cybersecurity; 2021-02, Utilizing State Data in Federal Decision Making; and 2021-01, Strengthening the State-Federal Relationship. Read, download the letter.

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