The Pennsylvanian township of Upper Salford is auctioning off a 35-year-old wooden bridge to the highest bidder through an online forum, the latest creative solution for cash-strapped local governments seeking to clean up expensive local problems.
Nov 9, 2010 The Philadelphia Inquirer
A new $135m bridge over the Willamette River will include designated lanes for pedestrians, bikes, and public transit vehicles, but not private cars.
Nov 9, 2010 Next American City
With infrastructure aging, technology is increasingly relied upon to assess the safety of bridges. Many places are finding that simple monitoring devices can help save money.
Sep 18, 2010 Governing
After years of planning, a proposed new bridge between Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington is facing collapsing political support. Local leaders oppose some aspects of the plan.
Jan 21, 2010 The Oregonian
NYC would certainly not be the first, but the Henry Hudson Bridge would be one of the most significant bridges to go to all-electronic fare collection. No E-ZPass? No worry - your license will be photographed and you'll get the bill in the mail.
Jan 18, 2010 The New York Times - N.Y./Region
Almost six months in, the experimental transition of a car lane into a bike lane on a Vancouver bridge has proved to have little if any negative impact on traffic congestion.
Jan 5, 2010 The Globe and Mail
Private investors are increasingly putting their money into infrastructure assets like bridges and windmills.
Nov 20, 2009 The Globe and Mail
Last month saw the debut of one of the world's longest footbridges, which also happens to be 100% solar-powered. 36,500 people are projected to walk across the bridge each week.
Nov 6, 2009 Inhabitat
Residents in Vancouver are reportedly in favor of keeping a dedicated lane for pedestrians and cyclists on a local bridge. Even some motorists are in support.
Nov 3, 2009 The Vancouver Sun
Dense Cairo has few sanctioned public spaces. So residents make do wherever they can.
Jun 21, 2009 The New York Times