Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority

Tampa Bus Project In Jeopardy, Waiting for Funds From Trump’s Federal Transit Administration

The St. Petersburg Bus Rapid Transit is waiting for funding promised by Congress but yet to be paid out by the Federal Transit Administration.

October 2, 2018 - Tampa Bay Times

Apartment Construction

Cheap Rent Could be Another Casualty of the Trade War

Trump’s tariffs on steel and other building materials are driving up building costs slowing development and pushing up rents.

July 28, 2018 - The Boston Globe

Downtown Phoenix Skyline

Phoenix Joins Growing List of Cities Suing Over Citizenship Question

Phoenix sues Trump over change to census questionnaire which some believe could cost the city $350 million in federal funding.

June 9, 2018 - The Nation


Car Manufacturers Worried After Trump Administration Gave More Than Expected

The auto industry lobby is meeting with Trump Administration officials to convince them to ease off the throttle.

May 14, 2018 - The New York Times

Youngstown, Ohio

Saving America's Small Cities

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.

February 7, 2018 - Slate

Self-Driving Car

Trump Administration Issues New Rules for Self-Driving Cars

The U.S. Department of Transportation has updated its voluntary guidelines for companies looking to test self-driving cars.

September 14, 2017 - Mercury News

Protest Crowd

L.A. Metro CEO Challenges Trump on Infrastructure Funding

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.

July 3, 2017 - The Planning Report

Boston Seaport

Op-Ed: Cities Still Subsidize Everyone Else

Donald Trump rode waves of anti-urban sentiment to the White House. But is some city smugness forgivable if urban economies subsidize rural places?

April 26, 2017 - The Boston Globe

Expert Voices 2017: America's Urban Infrastructure

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?

January 26, 2017 - Penn IUR Urban Link

Coal Mining

As Trump Presidency Looms, Department of Interior Calls to Modernize Coal Program on Federal Land

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.

January 18, 2017 - The New York Times

Trump Sign

While Rural America Zigged, Suburban Sprawl Zagged

In 2016, Republicans did worse than usual in affluent sprawl suburbs, while gaining a little ground in working-class cities.

November 21, 2016 - Michael Lewyn

Crumbling road

New Trump Infrastructure Plan: A Trillion Dollars for New Roads Without Spending a Dime

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.

November 7, 2016 - The Washington Post

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