Capital Investment

The New York governor continues his tour of New York, promoting his big ticket capital agenda, yet not suggesting any means to pay for them. Worse yet, he restricts new funding options, like increased tolls, adding costs to the transportation budget.
Jan 8, 2016   The New York Times
A look ahead at what is shaping up to be a very eventful year in the world of transportation.
Jan 1, 2016   CityLab
Sound Transit, L.A. Metro, and Santa Clara VTA received sizable funding in FTA's New Starts/Small Starts program for their light and heavy rail extensions, thanks to Congressional representatives who included them in the omnibus bill,.
Dec 28, 2015   RT&S (Railway Track & Structures)
According to a scathing critique of the most recent round of TIGER funding, many of the awarded projects fall far below the quality that transit advocates expect.
Nov 24, 2015   The Century Foundation
The Atlantic has deep and detailed coverage of the expensive, obsolete, and decaying technology used by the New York subway system.
Nov 15, 2015   The Atlantic
A long, contentious political process has finally produced an approval for a massive capital investment program for the New York MTA. Some questions about funding remain, however.
Nov 1, 2015   Politico New York
$285 million in capital dollars through 2019 will help fund parks in New York not called the High Line and lacking high-profile private backing.
Oct 13, 2015   Inhabitat NYC
For those keeping track at home, the Port Authority report that estimated the cost of a new bus terminal in Midtown came in at ten times the original estimate a year ago.
Mar 19, 2015   Capital New York
A railroad that spans 22 states on the East Coast as well as in the South and Midwest plans to spend a record $2.4 billion on capital improvements this year.
Mar 2, 2015   Norfolk Southern
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, busy on the campaign trail for re-election this week, made a big push for infrastructure investments at the neighborhood level.
Feb 1, 2015   Rahm for Chicago
Chicago transit agencies are falling behind its needed capital investments. A new report estimates that the CTA, Metra, and Pace will need to spend $36 billion over the next decade to catch up.
Jan 24, 2015   Chicago Tribune