Infrastructure

The mayor of Los Angeles followed the lead of cities like New York and San Francisco in setting Vision Zero targets for traffic fatalities by the year 2025. The question remains: Will it be done?
18 hours ago   LA Streetsblog
Long a punch line of the airline industry, LaGuardia Airport will receive a dramatic upgrade—if a plan proposed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is approved.
Jul 27, 2015   New York State
For urbanization in China's cities to be truly human-centered, pedestrianization plans must be thoroughly considered.
Jul 27, 2015   The City Fix
A new report from TRIP has been released showing which regions have the worst maintained roads. United States drivers on average pay an annual 'hidden pothole tax' of $515, double that in Los Angeles and the Bay Area. Highway funding expires July 31.
Jul 27, 2015   Reuters
All the talk about the Highway Trust Fund can make it seem like the U.S. transportation system. Robert Puentes and Adie Tomer argue that funding is only a symptom of the deeper problem.
Jul 27, 2015   Politico
The Dallas-to-Houston project will be the first operating high speed rail line in the United States when it opens in 2021. The project received $75 million in private funding, allowing planning for the project to advance.
Jul 26, 2015   Houston Chronicle
One would expect the Utah Taxpayers Association to oppose county measures to increase general sales taxes by .25 percent to fund transportation programs, so their endorsement of an alternative revenue option, the mileage fee, is surprising.
Jul 25, 2015   Utah Taxpayers Association
A World Research Institute report offers seven prescriptions for designing safer cities. At the top of the list: avoid sprawl.
Jul 24, 2015   Motherboard
What happened to the "strategic" in the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserves? As Politico reveals, heretofore these oil reserves have only been sold when the nation's oil supply was threatened. Republicans leaders now view the SPR as a cash cow.
Jul 24, 2015   Politico
Once again, chronic delays on New Jersey Transit's rail lines in and out of Manhattan serve as a reminder of Gov. Christie's ill fated decision to cancel replacement of the two aging Hudson River tunnels to Penn Station.
Jul 24, 2015   The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
High quality, high altitude images of that marvel of modern engineering: the freeway interchange.
Jul 24, 2015   Politico Magazine