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Infra Week: 12-6-2013

Posted by InfraUSA on Friday, December 6th, 2013

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

Jefferson Station CTA

CTA Blue Line Rehab
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel announced a “four-year, $492 million CTA Blue Line project that will overhaul stations, cut travel time from Downtown to O’Hare and allow people to use cellphones in the subway”
(DNAinfo Chicago)

 

Hudson Line Trains Resume After Metro-North Derailment
Metro-North service resumed nearly its entire regular Hudson Line service Wednesday morning, three days after the train derailment that killed four people and injured more than 60 others.
(NBC News)

New B44 bus wilB44 Bklyn paperl take you there…faster!
Brooklyn Paper reporter, Colin Mixson, puts the new select bus service to the test in Brooklyn, riding from Williamsburg to Sheepshead Bay in an hour and 15 minutes.
(The Brooklyn Paper)

 

Folsom Buffered Bike Lane Goes Green
After community advocates call for change, a San Francisco bike lane is getting a little bit safer.
(SF Streetsblog)

 

Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones
Amazon’s drone-utilizing “Prime Air” got it’s fair share of sideways glances and curious whispers this week, but now other companies are embracing (and testing) ways to make it work for them.
(LA Times)

 

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