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Hillsborough County, FL: Citizen Engagement & Transportation

Posted by Infra on Thursday, February 26th, 2015
Hillsborough County, FL: Citizen Engagement & Transportation

Beginning in mid-February 2015, our GO Hillsborough team will host 36 open house style workshops in or near your neighborhood to understand your transportation needs and realities, to explore options that make sense in your daily lives, and to help you weigh in on some hard choices as we move forward. Each of these sessions is designed to be highly participatory and interactive and will build upon the previous one.

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Long Beach, CA: Gerald Desmond Bridge Construction Update

Posted by Infra on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
Long Beach, CA: Gerald Desmond Bridge Construction Update

In the latest Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project video update, Duane Kenagy, Capital Programs Executive at the Port of Long Beach, gives viewers an up-close look at pile cap construction.

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STREETFILMS: Ten Awesome Transportation “Best Practices” from Ten Great Cities!

Posted by Infra on Monday, February 23rd, 2015
STREETFILMS: Ten Awesome Transportation “Best Practices” from Ten Great Cities!

Up front: Streetfilms has hardly travelled everywhere on the globe, but of the places we have been here are ten cities and the great things they do to make a livable city. Now just imagine a city that did all ten of these things really well!

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Retro Infra: Rock Island, IL – Wheels of Progress (1950)

Posted by Infra on Friday, February 20th, 2015
Retro Infra: Rock Island, IL – Wheels of Progress (1950)

The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (reporting marks CRIP, RI, ROCK) was a prominent (Class I) railroad in the midwestern United States, commonly known as the “Rock Island.” In 1854 when the line connected the Mississippi to Chicago and the East Coast, the event was marked by a large promotional voyage called the Grand Excursion. In 1856, the line crossed the Government Bridge, the first railroad bridge across the Mississippi, connecting farms in Iowa and beyond to Chicago.

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Michigan: Transportation Counts

Posted by Infra on Thursday, February 19th, 2015
Michigan: Transportation Counts

Your participation means better Michigan transportation.

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STREETFILMS: America’s Love Affair With Great City Streets

Posted by Infra on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
STREETFILMS: America’s Love Affair With Great City Streets

All across America people are falling in love with cities. People are craving interaction with their fellow humans. They don’t want to commute long distances to work. They want to be able to safely walk around their neighborhoods and support the vitality of public spaces and the transformation of city streets.

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KIM MESCHES: Underground Fashion Show in NYC Subway

Posted by Content Coordinator on Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
KIM MESCHES: Underground Fashion Show in NYC Subway

Video of Kim Mesches’ underground runway show on New York City’s L train during Fashion Week 2015.

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New Jersey’s Crumbling Bridges

Posted by Infra on Monday, February 16th, 2015
New Jersey’s Crumbling Bridges

On July 1st, all of the annual revenue that goes to the state’s Transportation Trust Fund will need to be used to pay down debt, meaning revenue intended to fix the state’s transportation infrastructure will dry up. When that happens, our already crumbling infrastructure will suffer even more, with more safety issues appearing over time.

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ASCE: The Role of Civil Engineers in Creating Sustainable Communities

Posted by Infra on Friday, February 13th, 2015
ASCE: The Role of Civil Engineers in Creating Sustainable Communities

Creating Sustainable Communities: The Role of the Civil Engineer – Part II

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Colorado DOT: Why Build Express Lanes?

Posted by Infra on Thursday, February 12th, 2015
Colorado DOT: Why Build Express Lanes?

Colorado Dept. of Transportation provides informative video on the benefits of highway express lanes, which speed up traffic flow, manage congestion, and bolster revenue to transportation agencies.

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