Too Many Roads for Financial Sustainability
Overpaving roads is like overeating ice cream, according to this Strong Towns article.
Badly Needed Light Rail Funding to the Rescue in Buffalo
State budget wheeling and dealing has yielded $100 million in funding for repairs on the Buffalo Metro Rail system, according to reports.
Dire Financial Straits at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
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.
Op-Ed: New York Needs a New Deal
Infrastructure backlogs: burden or opportunity?
In a Perfect World, Maintenance Is the Coolest Trend in Infrastructure
The New York Times opinion section includes a call for society, politicians, and business leaders to recognize the importance of maintenance.
Missouri Lawmakers Hate Tolls
Missouri State Representative Bryan Spencer (R-Wentzville) on tolls: Don't even think about it, Missouri Department of Transportation.
On the Municipal Balance Sheet, Central Districts Look Good
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.
D.C. Metro Will End Late-Night Rail Service for Two Years
A tough decision that has been on the table since the summer has now been made official by the WMATA's board of directors.
WMATA's SafeTrack: Behind Schedule and Over Budget
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 Business of Maintaining and Expanding Chicago's Bike Infrastructure
The Chicago Department of Transportation is busy with bike infrastructure projects around the city. Steven Vance updates the latest.
Op-ed: "Fix-It-First" is California's New Infrastructure Policy
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.
Who Will End the Transportation Funding Insanity?
Charles Marohn starts off the year strong by throwing down the gauntlet on the perpetual transportation funding debate.
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