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October 2, 2018, 2pm PDT
The St. Petersburg Bus Rapid Transit is waiting for funding promised by Congress but yet to be paid out by the Federal Transit Administration.
Tampa Bay Times
July 28, 2018, 11am PDT
Trump’s tariffs on steel and other building materials are driving up building costs slowing development and pushing up rents.
The Boston Globe
June 9, 2018, 5am PDT
Phoenix sues Trump over change to census questionnaire which some believe could cost the city $350 million in federal funding.
The Nation
May 14, 2018, 2pm PDT
The auto industry lobby is meeting with Trump Administration officials to convince them to ease off the throttle.
The New York Times
February 7, 2018, 1pm PST
Small cities are an asset to the country, so politicians and thinkers on the left and right would do well to stop calling for their inhabitants to flee, Henry Garbar argues in Slate.
Slate
September 14, 2017, 8am PDT
The U.S. Department of Transportation has updated its voluntary guidelines for companies looking to test self-driving cars.
Mercury News
July 3, 2017, 8am PDT
President Trump’s most recent transportation budget is projected to cut transportation spending by 13 percent, potentially undercutting many of Los Angeles' ambitious projects to continue the build-out of a full public transportation system.
The Planning Report
April 26, 2017, 2pm PDT
Donald Trump rode waves of anti-urban sentiment to the White House. But is some city smugness forgivable if urban economies subsidize rural places?
The Boston Globe
January 26, 2017, 6am PST
In light of President Trump's comments about infrastructure in his inaugural address and during the campaign, Penn IUR asked its urban experts to respond to the question: What should the United States do about urban infrastructure?
Penn IUR Urban Link
January 18, 2017, 7am PST
The Obama Administration's Department of the Interior released their report on coal mining on federal lands just days before the Trump team takes office.
The New York Times
Blog post
November 21, 2016, 10am PST
In 2016, Republicans did worse than usual in affluent sprawl suburbs, while gaining a little ground in working-class cities.
Michael Lewyn
November 7, 2016, 2pm PST
Trump plans to authorize $137 billion in tax credits to private construction companies to build projects with tolls and other future cash streams to them to spur building and the economy.
The Washington Post