Louisiana

Everyone likes a little friendly competition—in this case a Greater Greater Washington post does a side-by-side comparison of all the active streetcar systems in the United States.
Dec 12, 2014   Greater Greater Washington
<p>A historic New Orleans Catholic church lauded for its engineering ingenuity is now at the crossroads of recovery and respect.</p>
Feb 14, 2007   New Orleans Times-Picayune
<p>While planners and architects are giddy with the possibilities for sustainable development in New Orleans, the actual needs of the city's residents -- namely housing and jobs -- appear to have been forgotten.</p>
Feb 9, 2007   American Prospect via Alternet
<p>This report from <em>NPR</em> looks at the many factors that are delaying the disbursement of recovery and housing funds to hurricane victims in the Gulf Coast region.</p>
Feb 7, 2007   NPR
<p>As the community has roundly approved the Unified New Orleans Plan, coordinators of the recovery planning effort have announced that its costs could rise above $14 billion over the next decade. Exact funding sources have yet to be fully identified.</p>
Feb 4, 2007   The Times-Picayune
<p>The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state of Louisiana recently a ribbon-cutting ceremony to announce the successful end of their cooperative efforts to restore devastated New Orleans back to its pre-hurricane squalor.</p>
Feb 2, 2007   The Onion
<p>New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin testified to a Senate committee recently that a lack of local control over federal funding is severely limiting the Gulf Coast recovery. He says he doesn't see the federal government's will to rebuild New Orleans.</p>
Jan 31, 2007   CNN
<p>Ed Blakely, New Orleans' recently named recovery czar, will have his hands full as a research fellow studying climate change as he manages the city's planning and reconstruction.</p>
Jan 26, 2007   AP via The Times Picayune
<p>Plans to demolish New Orleans' largest public housing complexes face strong opposition from residents.</p>
Jan 25, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>Preservationists are working to save the city's historic homes, under threat from Katrina victims who are interested in building modern housing.</p>
Jan 23, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>Recovery czar Ed Blakely lays out his five-point plan for the city's comeback as residents endorsed a plan for rebuilding the city's neighborhoods.</p>
Jan 23, 2007   The Times Picayune