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Capital Investments

October 23, 2019, 5am PDT
Capital investments are paying off in increased ridership, according to new data from the New York MTA.
Curbed New York
October 20, 2019, 11am PDT
The Chicago Tribune combed a pile of legislation to produce an authoritative database of projects funded in an historic spending spree by Illinois.
Chicago Tribune
July 31, 2019, 1pm PDT
The Port Authority of Allegheny County will lead the remainder of a project to deliver major transportation improvements between Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 29, 2019, 1pm PDT
The high-profile Central Subway is in danger of running out of money, according to a federal watchdog.
San Francisco Examiner
June 19, 2019, 8am PDT
After a public engagement process and a political process played out in 2018, MARTA and the city of Atlanta can now focus on what gets built, when, according to the $2.7 billion More MARTA capital investment plan.
MARTA via The SaportaReport
June 4, 2019, 7am PDT
First-term Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker succeeded in building support for his $45 billion, "think big" capital investment agenda in the Illinois State Legislature.
Chicago Tribune
May 15, 2019, 10am PDT
A new estimate of how much it will cost to repair all of the infrastructure in the MBTA system places the price tag $3 billion higher than an estimate made only four years ago.
The Boston Globe
April 18, 2019, 6am PDT
Columbus approved an emergency allotment of capital improvement bond funding for housing, and the launch of an affordable housing strategy process.
WCBE
February 28, 2019, 11am PST
New Jersey is considering a law that would give cities the option of implementing a new 3.5% parking tax on public and private parking facilities.
Smart Cities Dive
January 3, 2019, 7am PST
The state of Virginia won't let Washington Metro increase services that surpass a three percent subsidy cap implemented this summer.
WTOP
November 15, 2018, 9am PST
Amazon's decision to locate half of its HQ2 location in Northern Virginia kicks the state into gear on transportation projects. More funding could potentially be on the way.
Greater Greater Washington