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Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore’

Baltimore, MD: Building Resilience Through Immigration

Thursday, July 10th, 2014
Baltimore, MD: Building Resilience Through Immigration

Two years ago, the city of Baltimore, in a bid to reverse population decline, announced a plan to draw 10,000 people to the city. One of the key demographics would be immigrants. Here, we look at why immigration is well-suited to helping a city bounce back from the shock of depopulation.

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Baltimore, MD: Charles Street Trolley

Friday, February 15th, 2013

An animation depicting a wireless streetcar on Charles Street in Baltimore, Maryland. For more information about the project, please visit http://www.baltostreetcar.org/. This is an animation that we first rendered eight years ago. We were asked to remove the electrification and replace the vehicle and graphics for the update. The Flexity vehicle model is courtesy of […]

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Baltimore, MD: The 2012 MTA Santa House And Train Garden

Monday, December 24th, 2012

Coverage of the 2012 MTA Santa House at The Mondawmin Metro Transit Station in Baltimore, Maryland. -Mta Maryland on YouTube.

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North American Port Analysis: Preparing for the First Post-Panamax Decade

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL
The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate vessels capable of carrying up to 12,500 containers will alter global trade routes, and is already promoting the advancement of the science of logistics.

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Great American Infrastructure: Baltimore, MD: Carrollton Viaduct

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

This is the eighteenth in a series of entries celebrating infrastructure achievements in the United States.

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Zipcar Baltimore Car Share Members Drive Less, Give Up Cars, Use Mass Transit

Thursday, July 21st, 2011
Ride to the Capitol 2008

CLEAN TECHNICA By: Andrew Burger Urban transport is changing in any number of innovative ways as cities around the US look to alleviate traffic congestion, reduce air pollution and make their cities more “livable.” One year on, the driving habits of Zipcar members in Baltimore have changed substantially, and that’s having several beneficial effect on […]

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ESTIMATING THE EMPLOYMENT IMPACTS OF PEDESTRIAN, BICYCLE, AND ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE

Monday, January 17th, 2011
EMPLOYMENT PER $1 MILLION EXPENDITURES

POLITICAL ECONOMY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
We are particularly interested in examining the differences in employment resulting from different project types: those that focus on bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure and those that do not. Using an input-output model, we evaluate project-specific data provided by the City of Baltimore. We find that pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure projects create 11-14 jobs per $1 million of spending while road infrastructure projects create approximately 7 jobs per $1 million of expenditures.

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Traffic Jams from Sea to Shining Sea

Thursday, August 12th, 2010
Dallas, TX

How can we put an end to this?

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Photos: Infra Past and Present

Thursday, April 29th, 2010
Orange County, CA: Bus transit

Photos courtesy of American Society of Civil Engineers

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Written Comments from Brian Lehrer’s Radio Show on WNYC, with PA Governor Rendell and Steve Anderson, Managing Director, InfrastructureUSA

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Steve from Brooklyn
“I travel back and forth to Baltimore and Boston for work, and I prefer trains to planes. What’s going on with the high speed trains in the Northeast? When can I take a high speed train to Maine?”

Lorraine from Westchester
“Lots of talk about money for schools, but not so much about the buildings themselves. My school had has heating problems since October. Teachers and students are wearing their coats indoors and we are told to “send memos” to various administrators! It’s been a very cold winter.”

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