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Archive for the ‘Congestion’ Category

Las Vegas, NV: Project Neon Phase 1

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Project Neon is one of the most important and most ambitious undertakings in the Nevada Department of Transportation’s nearly 100-year history. The multi-phase, multi-year project will boost safety, mobility and accessibility in the most heavily trafficked corridor in the state of Nevada. Nearly 250,000 vehicles a day use the 3.7-mile stretch from the U.S. 95-I-15 […]

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Maricopa County, AZ: State Route 24 (Gateway Freeway)

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Also known as the Gateway Freeway, SR 24 is designed to span one mile between Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) and Ellsworth Road. When construction is finished in fall 2013, this new east valley freeway will feature a freeway to freeway interchange, complete with elevated ramps connecting to and from Loop 202 near Hawes Road. -ArizonaDOT […]

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Seattle, WA: SR 99 Tunneling Machine Animation

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Courtesy of Hitachi Zosen Corp., this animation shows how the world’s largest tunneling machine works. – wsdot on YouTube

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Streetfilms: Children Have Lost the Freedom to Roam

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

STREETFACTS: Children Have Lost the Freedom to Roam from Streetfilms on Vimeo. Think of this Streetfacts chapter as a PSA about how, in just a few generations, we have tightly restricted American kids’ freedom to roam, play, and become self-sufficient. The percentage of children walking and bicycling to school has plummeted from almost 50 percent […]

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Analyzing the Effects of Transit Network Change: A Case Study of Tallahassee, Florida

Thursday, May 16th, 2013
Analyzing the Effects of Transit Network Change

MINETA TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE
On July 11, 2011, StarMetro, the local public transit agency in Tallahassee, Florida, restructured its entire bus network from a downtown-focused radial system to a decentralized, grid-like system that local officials and agency leaders believed would better serve the dispersed local pattern of population and employment.

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Guest on The Infra Blog: Eben Weiss, BikeSnob NYC Blog

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Eben Weiss (a.k.a. BikeSnobNYC) is the blogger behind bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com, a massively popular cycling blog (started in 2007). Topics include:
New World of Cycling
Bike Snob Abroad: Ripple Affect
Cycling Infrastructure in the US
Shocked into Engagement

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NYC’s First Bike-Parking Protected, Protected Bike Lane!

Monday, April 29th, 2013

NYC’s First Bike-Parking Protected, Protected Bike Lane! from Streetfilms on Vimeo. A few years ago, it was pretty big news when on-street bike parking or a bike oasis were installed in any city. Today, though it is always welcome news, it hardly merits a report. However, on New York City’s 9th Avenue protected bike lane […]

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Seattle, WA: Bikes and Buses – Sharing the Road

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

-KCDOTVideo on YouTube.

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Enhancing Economic Opportunity Through Transit

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

RECONNECTING AMERICA
The Denver region is currently embarking on one of the most ambitious and extensive investments in new rail and bus service in the United States. In less than a decade, the $7.8 billion FasTracks transportation infrastructure project will connect much of the Denver Metro region with 122 miles of new commuter and light rail, 18 miles of bus rapid transit, 70 new transit stations and a variety of other expanded multimodal options. This investment has the potential to expand the reach of opportunity for many people, providing better connections between housing, jobs and other essential destinations.

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Quantico, VA: Telegraph Road Bridge Demolition

Monday, April 15th, 2013

The Telegraph Road bridge over Interstate 95 by Quantico is being demolished and a new bridge is being built to allow two new reversible HOV/Toll lanes on the interstate as part of the I-95 Express Lanes Project. The 29-mile project stretches from just past Edsall Road on Interstate 395 in the north to Garrisonville Road […]

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