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Archive for the ‘Economic Stimulus’ Category

Delaware: Investing in Infrastructure to Grow the Economy

Monday, May 18th, 2015
Delaware: Investing in Infrastructure to Grow the Economy

“Repairs will only get more expensive and the condition of the roads and bridges we all travel will only worsen the longer we wait,” said Governor Markell. “Along with business and labor leaders across the state, I believe the time to act is now. We’ll create jobs in the short-term and a brighter future for present and future generations.”

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Guest on The Infra Blog: James Brainard, Mayor of Carmel, Indiana

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
brainard

Carmel, IN Mayor Jim Brainard is Carmel’s first six-term mayor. Under his tenure, Carmel has experienced tremendous growth and prosperity. It is considered one of the fastest growing cities in the United States.

“To those folks that suggest that we can’t afford infrastructure, what more basic function of government is there than to make sure people can get from place to place, and commerce can get from place to place? If we don’t do that, the economy is never going to get better.”

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How Bicycles Can Save Small Town America

Friday, August 8th, 2014
How Bicycles Can Save Small Town America

An explanation of how bike travel can revitalize rural areas. To learn more or have us speak to your community, visit PathLessPedaled.com

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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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