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Bloomberg goes big on infrastructure

January 22, 2020

Via: Politico

A week after putting out a clean transportation plan that would boost electric vehicles, the former New York mayor and presidential candidate is releasing an infrastructure plan. As our Tanya Snyder analyzes, it’s an ambitious $1.2 trillion, 10-year blueprint for […]


Infrastructure, Travel & Public Transit

L.A. Metro clears 5 teams to develop high-speed, high-capacity transit line

January 14, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) cleared five teams to compete for the opportunity to help develop the agency’s massive Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project, an ambitious mega-project that will build a high-speed, high-capacity transit line directly connecting the […]


Infrastructure

Missouri Taps Into Checkbook for Road Projects

December 17, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

JEFFERSON CITY — An additional lane on Interstate 70 in O’Fallon, Mo., and a new roadway for a long-sought riverside development in St. Charles are on tap as part of an outlay of state and local transportation dollars announced Dec. […]


Infrastructure, Travel & Public Transit

How Airports Are Protecting Themselves Against Rising Seas

December 2, 2019

Via: Wired

Next fall, San Francisco International Airport plans to begin environmental studies for its next big construction project. The $587 million project, targeted for completion in 2035, won’t produce another terminal, runway, or amenity for the airport’s 55 million annual passengers. […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Trump on the brain as Democrats ready new infrastructure push

November 15, 2019

Via: Politico

THE ‘TRUMP FACTOR’ IN DEMOCRATS’ NEW INFRASTRUCTURE PUSH: Drag your Infrastructure Week jokes out of the closet again, folks. House Democrats held a caucus meeting Thursday on their plans for infrastructure and trade, which appear to be what they want […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

House Democrats gear up for another shot at infrastructure

November 14, 2019

Via: Politico

DEMOCRATS GEAR UP FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PUSH: House Democrats hope to reset with a $1 trillion infrastructure package, after talks fell apart with the White House in May. As our Tanya Snyder scooped, Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s plan “appears to be a […]


Infrastructure, Travel & Public Transit

Public transit investment in large metro areas reap a better return, study finds

November 13, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

Public transportation investments in large metropolitan areas reap a better return, with more passengers adopting public transport, than those in smaller cities, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney. The research analyzed data collected from […]


Infrastructure

Bike Safety Means Having New Lanes and Helmet Laws, US Says

November 8, 2019

Via: Wired

The American government needs to get much, much, much smarter about cycling safety, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded this week, during its first evaluation of the issue in almost half a century. The feds should help cities improve infrastructure […]


Infrastructure

Dorian shuts down planes, trains and more

September 3, 2019

Via: Politico

DORIAN HITS EVERY MODE: Hurricane Dorian swept through the Bahamas over the weekend and is expected to hit the U.S. today, although its exact path remains uncertain. Several airports in Florida and Atlanta shut down on Monday and airlines canceled […]


Infrastructure

DOT Awards $225 Million in Grants to 20 Bridge Projects

August 29, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the first recipients of the Competitive Highway Bridge Program on Aug. 29. The program, created through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, sets aside $225 million to fund bridge improvement and replacement projects in […]