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This Infra Week

Friday, March 21st, 2014
Streetsblog Parking Madness 2014

INFRA STORIES YOU SHOULDN’T MISS!
Parking Mad!
Report of Significant Rulemaking
Want to Build A Wildly Successful Startup?

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The Exposition Light Rail Line Study

Monday, December 23rd, 2013
The Exposition Light Rail Line Study A Before-­‐and-­‐After Study of the Impact of New Light Rail Transit Service

Los Angeles, the world’s prototypical automobile city, is transforming into a multi-modal metropolis.

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Kinston, NC: Global TransPark

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
Kinston, NC: Global TransPark

The North Carolina Global TransPark is a 2,500 acre, multi-modal industrial park offering unparalleled access to air, rail, highways and North Carolina’s two international ports. The GTP boasts a pro-business climate aimed at growing the aerospace, logistics, manufacturing, emergency services, defense contracting and supporting industries. -NCDOTcommunications on YouTube.

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On the Performance of the U.S. Transportation System: Caution Ahead

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
Caution Ahead

BROOKINGS INSTITUTION by Clifford Winston Introduction Transportation is a friction—a cost in both money and time—that must be incurred by individuals and firms to complete almost any market transaction. An efficient and extensive transportation system greatly enriches the standard of living in modern society by reducing the cost of nearly everything in the economy; expanding […]

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Chicago: Get On Board

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
Chicago: Get On Board

The Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) program partners is pleased to announce their second “GET ON BOARD”, a Business-to-Business Exchange on October 16, 2013 at The Ford Chicago Assembly Plant, 126th at Torrence Avenue, Chicago, IL, 9am -12pm. This CREATE business networking event will connect rail industry executives, government transportation agency heads, and […]

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The Detroit Bus Company

Thursday, September 12th, 2013
The Detroit Bus Company

Young entrepreneur Andy Didorosi believes that the way to Detroit’s new era depends on better leadership and a solid connection between the city and the suburbs. So when the city in 2012 axed its plans to build the M-1 light rail, the transit solution that would’ve bridged that vital connection, Didorosi was mad as hell. […]

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Mills River, NC: The Sierra Nevada Project

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

It’s late summer in the mountains, and crews with the N.C. Department of Transportation are busy putting the finishing touches on road improvements to support the new Sierra Nevada brewery in the Town of Mills River. The work is perhaps the most visible example of how the state’s transportation infrastructure has played a key role […]

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Chicago, IL: Garfield Green Line – Hustleman

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Check out “My CTA” – a new video series featuring the lighter side of Chicago transit: our customers’ stories.These are REAL stories from REAL customers. This is their CTA. If you or anyone you know has a story that you think we should highlight – email us at: realctastories@transitchicago.com -CTAConnections on YouTube.

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Coal Exports from the Pacific Northwest

Friday, July 5th, 2013
Coal Exports from the Pacific Northwest

WASHINGTON STATE FARM BUREAU Executive Summary This study discusses how the proposed investments in bulk commodity terminals at Cherry Point and Longview can result in increased real income levels for residents of Washington State and, by extension, in other parts of the United States. The particular focus of the report is on the incentives to […]

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State of the City: 5 Trends Impacting America’s Cities

Monday, June 24th, 2013
State of the City: 5 Trends Impacting America

LIVING CITIES Trend 2: Inadequate Infrastructure Failing infrastructure is inhibiting economic growth, sustainability and overall mobility of goods, people, and information. During the 19th century, the industrialization of the U.S. economy and the expansion of railroads led to increased urbanization across the country. As cities began to grow, and people faced difficult and often unsanitary living […]

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