Obama

President Obama signs executive order to end SEPTA transit strike, establishes emergency labor mediation board in response to Governor Corbett's request.
Jun 16, 2014   The Philadelphia Inquirer
Why the decision to host the next G-20 summit in Steel City is a good one.
Sep 8, 2009   Forbes.com
In this editorial, the New York Times urges the Senate not to reduce the House's high speed rail budget allocation of $4 billion to $1.4 billion. Though President Obama is a prominent supporter of HSR, he supports delaying the transportation bill.
Aug 3, 2009   The New York Times - Opinion
In the first of a series of posts to the NYTimes' Economix Blog, Edward Glaeser explores the value of high-speed rail in the US.
Jul 29, 2009   Economix Blog: NYTimes
Quoting Daniel Burnham, Obama announced that America should "make no little plans" as he affirmed his administration's commitment to building high-speed rail across the nation. Ten corridors were highlighted.
Apr 16, 2009   Washington Post
Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion has been appointed to the post, which The White House says is tasked with "develop(ing) a strategy for metropolitan America."
Feb 19, 2009   Sacramento Bee
Columnist Blair Kamin says that the Obama presidency puts a nail in the coffin of starchitecture, and introduces an age of sustainable buildings and an emphasis on infrastructure.
Jan 27, 2009   Chicago Tribune
With due respect to Frederick Jackson Turner, the American frontier closes on Tuesday. Opinion
Nov 2, 2008   By Josh Stephens
The battle for the White House has reached my inbox, as even listservs about urbanism crackle with endorsements and denunciations of Obama, McCain, Palin, etc. Opinion
Sep 15, 2008   By Michael Lewyn
<p>The Wall Street Journal and other publications compare the energy and environmental policies of Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain, presumptive nominees for the 2008 U.S. presidential election.</p>
Jun 9, 2008   The Wall Street Journal