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Infra Week: 11-25-2013

Posted by Content Coordinator on Friday, November 29th, 2013

THIS WEEK’S INFRA STORIES YOU SHOULDN’T MISS:

 Unity3D Visualization – Marmoset Street

Neighborhood got you down? Design your own
Unity3D Visualization, a new software designed by Spencer Boomhower, wants users to not only build virtual places, but “see it come to life with people and vehicles in motion.”
(DC Streetsblog)

 

Pennsylvania’s $2.3 Billion Transportation Bill
On November 25th, 2013, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed the $2.3 billion transportation bill, saying “we have a transportation funding bill that will provide a sustainable source of revenue for our roads, for our bridges, and for our transit system.”
(UrbanEngineersInc)

 

Recovery Act Rail Project Completed Early and Under BudgetUS Peak Gasoline
The new Union Pacific Railroad bridge is getting riders where they need to be faster. Now, by reducing delays for more than 600 passengers, and in the future by allowing for higher performing passenger rail.
(Federal Railroad Administration)

 

U.S. Immigrants Drive Less Than Natives
A new study by scholars at Rutgers and UC-Berkeley explores some reasons why “the driving gap not only exists for recent immigrants but persists in established ones.”
(Atlantic Cities)

 

Has the U.S. Passed Peak Gasoline?
What’s behind the recent trends in American driver fuel use and will the decline continue? Researchers from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute share their findings.
(Scientific American)

 

 

 

 

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