Infrastructure

February 12, 2018, 2pm PST
How can President Trump, who has made environmental regulation rollbacks and climate denial trademarks of his administration, be expected to select projects for his infrastructure plan that must weather climate change?
The New York Times
February 12, 2018, 11am PST
Bournemouth native Stuart Semple is intent on "naming and shaming the bodies who fund and install these things."
The Art Newspaper
February 12, 2018, 9am PST
The federal government is basically asking for matching funds from states and localities to fund infrastructure projects.
The Washington Post
February 12, 2018, 8am PST
An historic transit referendum will be on the ballot for Nashville residents in May after some final political maneuvering over the matter of the plan's cost.
Tennessean
February 12, 2018, 7am PST
The Seattle Department of Transportation has released a five-year roadmap for implementing the city of Seattle's Pedestrian Master Plan (PMP).
The Urbanist
February 12, 2018, 6am PST
Sidewalk Labs' proposals for the Toronto neighborhood of Quayside reveals a preference for ride hailing over public transit.
Medium
February 11, 2018, 9am PST
The New York subway might lead the nation in terms of reach and ridership, but it still lags behind other rail systems in the country on one critical point: access to people with special needs.
Crain's New York Business
February 11, 2018, 7am PST
Europe might be in political turmoil, but Eurostar high-speed rail service is expanding its reach.Europe might be in political turmoil, but Eurostar high-speed rail service is expanding its reach.
Quartz
February 10, 2018, 5am PST
The Internet of Things faces down crumbling infrastructure with an offering from AT&T designed to reduce the cost of manual inspections.
Smart Cities Dive
February 8, 2018, 10am PST
Eleven ways to make a city more walkable.
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
February 8, 2018, 5am PST
A Texas mall that opened in 1968 and largely closed ten months ago has been picked by Texas Central Partners as the Houston terminal of the Dallas-to-Houston high-speed rail. The site is far from downtown and distant from public transit.
Houston Chronicle
February 7, 2018, 9am PST
A new report from the Regional Plan Association identifies the nature of the problem with the New York MTA's construction costs, and recommends 11 possible solutions.
The New York Times
February 7, 2018, 7am PST
"Smart City" plans for the city of Columbus are taking shape.
Smart Cities Dive
February 6, 2018, 11am PST
A low unemployment rate means major investments by the federal government could ultimately harm the economy.
FiveThirtyEight
February 6, 2018, 8am PST
Local politicians and the public had years to review a proposal that would create dedicated lanes for bus service along El Camino as it cuts through the region. The project found very little support.
Mountain View Voice
February 6, 2018, 6am PST
Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) fees are a bad way to pay for roads, according to an article by Joe Cortright.
City Observatory
February 5, 2018, 1pm PST
One legislator believes CEQA "is a key barrier to California meeting its ambitious climate change goals.”
Los Angeles Times
February 5, 2018, 12pm PST
It's a familiar story: local residents don't want commuters cutting through their neighborhoods, and commuters are pushing back.
NorthJersey.com
February 5, 2018, 11am PST
One of the criticisms of gas taxes is that it is regressive, i.e., everyone pays the same per-gallon price. A Mississippi legislator has a solution: Eliminate the income tax on the lowest income bracket in exchange for hiking the gas tax 12-cents.
Associated Press
February 5, 2018, 9am PST
A co-curricular program at a Philadelphia medical school integrates public health and city planning.
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