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The Portsmouth Bypass will provide Ohio's first test case of public-private partnership on a major transportation project. As such, the news about the project's ballooning costs could have been better.
11 min ago   The Columbus Dispatch
The Denver Post reports that a forgotten corner of Denver is showing signs of recovery from the foreclosure crisis.
1 hour ago   The Denver Post
As Detroit's efforts to stabilize its neighborhoods progress, valuable lessons and trends are emerging. One particularly bright spot was recently revealed: fewer homes are in need of demolition than originally thought.
2 hours ago   Next Ciy
In addition to record travel this Memorial Day, the U.S. DOT reports that March broke the record for the most vehicle miles traveled (VMT). Gas prices, though rising since late March, are predicted to drop and remain low through the end of 2015.
3 hours ago   The New York Times - Energy & Environment
Most cities in the United States tax land according to what an owner builds on it. That's great if you're an owner, but lousy if you're a city that wants something cool built on it. The solution: tax it according to what an owner can build on it.
4 hours ago   Slate
A potential public-private partnership would add a third bridge into Cape Cod.
5 hours ago   The Boston Globe
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In Vancouver, British Columbia, dramatic reductions in automobile travel and resulting benefits demonstrate that integrated TDM and smart growth policies can help create cities that are healthy, wealthy, and wise. Blog Post
20 hours ago   By Todd Litman
Some planners and government officials in Dallas are concerned about the suburban boom occurring in counties north of Dallas. The reasons why are reminiscent of the Rust Belt in the 1960s.
23 hours ago   The Dallas Morning News
Inside the deal that could open a huge swatch of highly protected Oregon coastal land to a developer with plans for a golf course.
Yesterday   The Oregonian
Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat has broken rank from Mayor John Tory on the issue of whether to replace or remove an elevated highway along the city's waterfront. The cost to replace the expressway, $919 million, is more than removing it.
Yesterday   The Globe and Mail
In Michigan, after voters defeated a sales tax hike that would have triggered a gas tax hike, General Fund revenues are dedicated to roads. South Carolina legislators, eying a gas tax hike, may direct surplus General Fund revenues to roads instead.
Yesterday   The Detroit News