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Transportation Infrastructure

April 1, 2021, 7am PDT
The state legislature has largely reversed Gov. DeWine's cuts to public transit in the state, but advocates argue the new plan doesn't go far enough to address the needs of transit-dependent residents.
Ohio Capital Journal
Blog post
March 31, 2021, 11am PDT

After a week of speculation and rumor, the Biden administration today revealed its promised infrastructure plan.

James Brasuell
March 28, 2021, 7am PDT
Mayor Francis Suarez thinks the tunnel could alleviate congestion, but critics argue the city's rising water table makes tunneling too expensive and impractical.
Bloomberg Quint
March 25, 2021, 11am PDT
Despite alarming claims about the nation's roads and bridges, a column in the Chicago Tribune argues that the administration's proposed infrastructure spending doesn't match actual needs.
Chicago Tribune
March 23, 2021, 7am PDT
Just a few days after signing the $1.9 trillion "American Rescue Plan," the Biden administration is reportedly putting together a massive infrastructure spending plan that could overhaul the nation's transportation an energy infrastructure.
The New York Times
March 22, 2021, 12pm PDT
The newly released Climate Action Plan for Transportation Infrastructure shifts the state's transportation priorities to focus on clean energy and livability.
Streetsblog California
March 10, 2021, 11am PST
Dangerous by Design 2021 quantifies the transportation sector's ongoing neglect of the health and safety of people performing that basic human action of taking a walk.
Smart Growth USA
March 3, 2021, 10am PST
With the state mandating a switch to electric vehicles by 2035, Petaluma is aligning its land use regulations with its climate goals.
The Press Democrat
January 5, 2021, 11am PST
The unusual design improves traffic flow and reduces the danger of head-on collisions as cars enter the I-5 freeway.
Seattle Times
November 13, 2020, 7am PST
Two of the transportation connections between Ohio and Kentucky in the Cincinnati metropolitan area were closed on the same day, leaving one side of the Ohio River cut off from the other.
WCPO
September 20, 2020, 11am PDT
Democratic legislators in Nevada are considering a constitutional amendment that would allow the state to use gas tax revenues for transportation projects other than road construction, maintenance, and repair.
The Nevada Independent
March 1, 2020, 11am PST
Transportation seems like an afterthought on the campaign trail, but Transportation for America is shining light on the issue by providing an evaluation of each campaign's transportation plan.
Transportation for America
February 7, 2020, 5am PST
The city is losing black residents, but those who stay are relocating to parts of the city with less transportation access and opportunities.
Streetsblog Chicago
November 21, 2019, 2pm PST
Mobility as a Service (MaaS) relies on technology to streamline transportation and improve access. But apps are not going to be enough for people to leave their cars behind.
CityLab
September 11, 2019, 7am PDT
September 9 marked the 60th anniversary of a defining moment in U.S. transportation history.
Eno Center for Transportation
September 9, 2019, 11am PDT
Months after ending a program to help cities fund transportation infrastructure improvements, a company official says city governments were misusing the funds.
Smart Cities Dive
July 26, 2019, 7am PDT
One additional round trip a day will have to do, because adding three new trips proved too many for suburban communities located long the route in Illinois.
Chicago Tribune
April 11, 2019, 10am PDT
Just days after the state approved a significant increase on its gas tax, and the state legislature is focusing much more on road projects than public transit.
WCPO
March 2, 2019, 1pm PST
New political leadership in the state of Ohio has Cincinnati regional leaders hoping for big state funding for a project to repair and replace the Western Hill Viaduct.
Cincinnati Enquirer
February 19, 2019, 7am PST
Minneapolis and Seattle bucked national trends by increasing active transportation and use of public transit in recent years.
Streetsblog USA