Infrastructure

You are surrounded by parking lots and pavement so vast you can see the curvature of the Earth.
3 hours ago   Better Cities & Towns
Call it $2 gas price envy. Though New York gas prices have dropped $1.20 from a year ago, they are also 25-cents above the national average. State Sen. Jim Seward hopes to spark a statewide movement to reduce prices by reducing state gas taxes.
Feb 9, 2015   All Otsego.com
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released its Safe Cities Index 2015, finding that Asian cities lead the world in several measures of security.
Feb 9, 2015   Global Post
Ferries, New York City's first commuter mode, will return big-time if Mayor Bill de Blasio gets his way. Judging by how well the proposal in his February 3 State of the City address was received, he will.
Feb 6, 2015   The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
When two roads meet in William Penn's Forest, what do you do? New plans from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation say, increasingly, you build a roundabout. No fewer than forty are on the drawing board throughout the state.
Feb 5, 2015   Philadelphia Magazine
The Republican chair of the Senate Transportation Committee is considering an 11.5-cent gas tax increase, setting up a potential conflict with Gov. Jay Inslee's preference to apply a carbon charge to industrial emissions to fund transportation.
Feb 4, 2015   KUOW
Cities around the United States have built nearly as many protected bike lanes in the past two years as they did in the previous 140.
Feb 4, 2015   Green Lane Project
Mapping the nation's 600,000 bridges reveals a remarkably fine-grained map of…the nation.
Feb 3, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Walker had supported increasing the gas tax and user fees last November, but now that he's being taken as a serious contender for the Republican nomination for president, he's changed his transportation funding preference to increased bonding.
Feb 3, 2015   Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A few days before President Obama announced his 14 percent offshore corporate profits tax, Sens. Rand Paul and Barbara Boxer teamed-up to announce they would be offering a repatriation tax, somewhat similar to Obama's tax. Both fund infrastructure.
Feb 3, 2015   The Bond Buyer
After announcing its Georgetown 2028 Plan last year, the Georgetown Business Improvement District is continuing its ambitious efforts to bring new facilities and amenities online in Georgetown.
Feb 3, 2015   The Washington Post