Infrastructure

President Obama, long opposed to increasing the gas tax, has proposed a $10-per-barrel oil fee to be paid by energy companies. It will fund his 21st Century Clean Transportation System to reduce carbon emissions and promote new vehicle technology.
20 hours ago   Politico
The new Transit Explorer tool offers a new way to visualize the scale of the country's transit infrastructure investments. Spoiler alert: 2016 will be a big year.
Jan 8, 2016   the transport politic
"The hard lesson here is that infrastructure systems built to make cities resilient in one era may not serve them well at all in another era," writes Jon Christensen.
Jan 6, 2016   LA Observed
Citing the critical economic need for road construction and transit improvements, Gov. Bruce Rauner will conduct a general obligation bond sale later this month.
Jan 6, 2016   Chicago Tribune
Robert Moses, that is—Gov. Cuomo is looking to the planning icon for inspiration in a package of infrastructure proposals announced this week.
Jan 6, 2016   Politico New York
Despite several attempts by Sen. Jim Beall (D-S.J.) and Gov. Jerry Brown, the Republicans have shown no willingness to lend their support to increasing the state gas tax, last raised in 1994, to repair roads and bridges.
Jan 4, 2016   Capitol Weekly
Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has released a series of futuristic and amazing drawings that envision what sustainable, floating cities could possibly look like.
Jan 3, 2016   Huffpost Science
Attorneys representing the state of New Jersey responded to the allegations of a class action lawsuit rising from the "bridge-gate" scandal.
Jan 3, 2016   The Record
Hindsight is 20-20, but so to sometimes is the foresight of geologists. That was the case prior to the flooding that struck St. Louis this December.
Jan 3, 2016   St. Louis Post-Dispatch
While much of New York City is actively planning and designing resilience into its systems, a city audit pulled all the alarms in its assessment of the New York City Housing Authority's emergency preparedness.
Jan 2, 2016   Metro
To alleviate tourist traffic and serve residents, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada has unveiled a long-term plan to invest billions in transit improvements including light rail and an expanded monorail.
Jan 2, 2016   Las Vegas Sun