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Profile of an Urban Planner: Andrew Howard, Founder of Team Better Block

Posted by Infra on Friday, December 19th, 2014
Profile of an Urban Planner: Andrew Howard, Founder of Team Better Block

Part of a video series profiling Loeb Fellows, this video offers an in-depth look at the recent work of Andrew Howard, founder of Team Better Block, and his innovations in the world of urban planning.

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Riverside County, CA: Completing the I-215 Van Buren Interchange

Posted by Infra on Thursday, December 18th, 2014
Riverside County, CA: Completing the I-215 Van Buren Interchange

Video detailing the planning, construction and impact of the Van Buren Interchange on California’s I-215.

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Raleigh, NC: Phase II of the “Fortify” Project

Posted by Infra on Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Raleigh, NC: Phase II of the “Fortify” Project

The North Carolina Department of Transportation project to fortify two of the Triangle’s busiest roads is in its second phase. The Fortify project involves removing and replacing an 11.5-mile stretch of I-40 and I-440 to address immediate safety concerns.

The project is not just about rebuilding a road, it is also about fortifying a community. For more information, visit the project website, www.fortifync.com.

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Video: Why Should You Be a Voice for Public Transit?

Posted by Infra on Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
Video: Why Should You Be a Voice for Public Transit?

Whether you ride or not, public transportation benefits all of us. Help us keep America moving. Join us today: http://bit.ly/JoinVPT

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Frederick, MD: Hood College Class Evaluates Bike Lanes

Posted by Infra on Friday, December 12th, 2014
Frederick, MD: Hood College Class Evaluates Bike Lanes

Students in Hood College’s ENSP 101 study the effects of a bike lane in their Frederick, MD neighborhood.

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Tacoma, WA: “Lock on Tacoma” by artist Diane Hansen

Posted by Infra on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
Tacoma, WA: “Lock on Tacoma” by artist Diane Hansen

Something amazing is happening under a Sounder train bridge in Tacoma. See how Tacoma artist Diane Hansen turned an ordinary pedestrian passageway into a work of art. Her “Lock-On Tacoma” is part of Sound Transit’s art program, STart.

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Boom: North America’s Explosive Oil-By-Rail Problem

Posted by Infra on Monday, December 8th, 2014
Boom: North America’s Explosive Oil-By-Rail Problem

A train hauling two million gallons of crude oil from North Dakota had exploded in the Canadian town of Lac-Megantic, killing 47 people. Now regulators had to assure Americans a similar disaster wouldn’t happen south of the border, where the U.S. oil boom is sending highly volatile crude oil every day over aging, often defective rails in vulnerable railcars.

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Provo, UT: Documenting Dangerously High Smog Levels

Posted by Infra on Friday, December 5th, 2014
Provo, UT: Documenting Dangerously High Smog Levels

Through a series of hikes into the mountains, we set out to document through time-lapse, the Haze (CO2 Emissions) that plague our home town of Provo Utah.

A video by Jesse Myrick (USA) – Age Group 18-35

-Connect4Climate on Vimeo

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Learning from Sprawl

Posted by Infra on Thursday, December 4th, 2014
Learning from Sprawl

What is urban sprawl? In this 3-minute history of urban form, Ryan Gravel, Senior Urban Designer at Perkins+Will in Atlanta, explores the cultural motivations for today’s sprawl, then connects the dots to predict a hopeful future for our cities.

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Arizona DOT: How to Get Tons of Snow and Ice Off the Roads

Posted by Infra on Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
Arizona DOT: How to Get Tons of Snow and Ice Off the Roads

Winter has yet to officially arrive— however storms have already delivered snow as far south as the Carolinas and throughout the northwest. Keeping roadways safe and passable during inclement weather is a top priority for every state department of transportation. This week on Transportation TV our State to State Video takes you behind the wheel of an Arizona Department of Transportation plow truck. See what it takes to move tons of snow and ice each year and learn how motorists can do their part to make roadways safer during winter.

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