Infrastructure Maintenance

April 7, 2019, 5am PDT
State budget wheeling and dealing has yielded $100 million in funding for repairs on the Buffalo Metro Rail system, according to reports.
The Buffalo News
April 4, 2019, 5am PDT
The Pennsylvania Turnpike, the state Liquid Fuels Tax, state police, municipal finances, public transit—all play a role in Pennsylvania's big transportation funding mess.
Lancaster Online
November 11, 2017, 7am PST
Infrastructure backlogs: burden or opportunity?
Crain's New York Business
July 26, 2017, 6am PDT
The New York Times opinion section includes a call for society, politicians, and business leaders to recognize the importance of maintenance.
The New York Times
March 30, 2017, 7am PDT
Missouri State Representative Bryan Spencer (R-Wentzville) on tolls: Don't even think about it, Missouri Department of Transportation.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 1, 2017, 2pm PST
Charles Marohn analyzes Lafayette, Louisiana for how well (or poorly) its districts measure up in terms of infrastructure investment versus tax revenues. The results are telling.
Strong Towns
December 16, 2016, 11am PST
A tough decision that has been on the table since the summer has now been made official by the WMATA's board of directors.
The Washington Post
November 21, 2016, 2pm PST
The SafeTrack repair program has shut down Metrorail lines for much of 2016—and the price for the repairs to the system keep going up.
The Washington Post
September 16, 2016, 12pm PDT
The Chicago Department of Transportation is busy with bike infrastructure projects around the city. Steven Vance updates the latest.
Chi.Streetsblog
March 8, 2015, 9am PDT
In this San Francisco Chronicle Open Forum, Brian Kelly, secretary of the California State Transportation Agency, makes the case that maintenance as well as capital costs be included when financing new infrastructure projects.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 7, 2015, 6am PST
Charles Marohn starts off the year strong by throwing down the gauntlet on the perpetual transportation funding debate.
Strong Towns