Coming Attractions in Transportation Infrastructure

A look ahead at what is shaping up to be a very eventful year in the world of transportation.
January 1, 2016, 1pm PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Planetizen already shared a preview of coming transit attractions for the Sun Belt, but not it's time to give the rest of the country and other transportation modes some love too.

Eric Jaffe surveys the biggest transportation infrastructure projects expected in 2016—including projects classified as subway/metro rail, light rail/streetcar, bus-rapid transit, intercity rail, highways and bridges, street design, freight, and airports.

For an example of the scope of the survey, Jaffe notes that the Panama Canal expansion scheduled for completion in 2016 has consequences for ports in cities like Savannah, New York, Charleston, and Miami, where capital investment will be necessary to accommodate the super-sized ships of the future.

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Published on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 in CityLab
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