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About Kevin McCarty

Kevin McCarty is the Assistant Executive Director for Transporation issues and is the manager of our climate center.

U.S. Mayors Lose a Friend and Architect of America’s Transportation Reform Movement

This week the nation’s mayors lost a very special friend, one who gave voice and example to what we all seek: places that are more connected, hospitable, and enduring. Hank Dittmar, an American first and an Oklahoman as well, was one of this nation’s premier transportation reformers whose personal leadership and vision helped all of [...]

By | 2018-04-06T13:34:31+00:00 April 6, 2018|Transportation and Communications, Updates|

On Task, On Time, On Budget: How Mayors Build, Maintain, and Renew America’s Infrastructure

Download: On Task, On Time, On Budget: How Mayors Build, Maintain, and Renew America's Infrastructure

Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin Urges FCC to Respect Local Rights

When USCM Second Vice President Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin isn’t fighting to save our tax-exempt municipal bonds, he is a leader on communications issues in his capacity as the Transportation and Communications Committee Vice Chair for Communications. On Tuesday, April 25, he met with fellow South Carolinian and friend, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, as [...]

By | 2017-04-26T16:44:17+00:00 April 26, 2017|Transportation and Communications, Updates|

Testimony by Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on FAST Act Implementation: State and Local Perspectives

Statement of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on behalf of The United States Conference of Mayors before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit hearing on “FAST Act Implementation: State and Local Perspectives” April 5, 2017   Chairman Graves, Ranking Member Holmes Norton and Members of the Subcommittee, I am Kasim Reed, Mayor [...]

By | 2017-04-04T14:10:40+00:00 April 5, 2017|Testimony, Transportation and Communications|

How Energy Technologies Are Reshaping America’s Cities

"How Energy Technologies Are Reshaping America's Cities" is a mayoral survey (178 mayors) providing data on how new energy technologies are being deployed in U.S. cities as part of the many ongoing efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.   Download the Report: How Energy Technologies Are Reshaping America's Cities

By | 2017-06-05T10:48:50+00:00 January 20, 2016|Energy, Environment, Mayors Climate Protection Center, Reports|

Successful City Initiatives with Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Funding

"Successful City Initiatives with Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Funding" is a mayoral survey (204 mayors) showing how ARRA-based funding was used to accelerate city energy and climate initiatives to cut greenhouse gases and secure other benefits in the wake of the 2008 economic downturn. Download the report: Successful City Initiatives with Energy Efficiency and Conservation [...]

By | 2017-06-02T18:26:29+00:00 February 27, 2014|Energy, Environment, Mayors Climate Protection Center, Reports|