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Posts Tagged ‘FL’

Tampa, FL: Downtown Fast Forward

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Downtown: Fast Forward – Preview from MEGA inc. on Vimeo. Be sure to check out the full interviews and video’s to follow at: tampasdowntown.com “What’s Tampa like in 10 years? And how do we get there?” Take a look at what our community is saying and what they project to see in Downtown, in ten […]

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Celebration, FL: Hidden Dumpster

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Attention to detail is paramount in Celebration, Florida, where communal garbage collection is done in a way that isn’t unsightly. Some bonus commentary from a six year old. -strongtowns on YouTube.

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Analyzing the Effects of Transit Network Change: A Case Study of Tallahassee, Florida

Thursday, May 16th, 2013
Analyzing the Effects of Transit Network Change

MINETA TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE
On July 11, 2011, StarMetro, the local public transit agency in Tallahassee, Florida, restructured its entire bus network from a downtown-focused radial system to a decentralized, grid-like system that local officials and agency leaders believed would better serve the dispersed local pattern of population and employment.

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New House Transportation Committee Member Will Advocate for High Speed Rail

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Transportation Issues Daily Newly-elected Representative Rick Nolan brings some real-world Congressional and transportation experience to his role on the House Transportation Committee issues. Nolan, a Democrat (D-FL) who will represent Minnesota’s 8th District, served in the House from 1975 and 1982. (He’s about to learn how today’s House is nothing like the House when he […]

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Venus, FL: Green Building Timelapse at Archbold

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Green Building video with a timelapse of the construction of Archbold’s new Frances Archbold Hufty Learning Center and Adrian Archbold Lodge. These two LEED Platinum certified buildings include green features like pervious pavement, a cistern, low-flow fixtures, hi-efficiency lighting, solar water heater, and Florida-Friendly Landscaping. – ArchboldExpeditions on YouTube.

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Valuing Florida’s Clean Water

Friday, November 30th, 2012

STOCKHOLM ENVIRONMENT INSTITUTE
In 1998 the EPA adopted the Clean Water Action Plan, which stated that excessive nutrient pollution results in greater than expected growth of macrophytes or phytoplankton, and potentially harmful algae blooms or outbreaks leading to declining oxygen levels, an imbalance among aquatic species, public health risks, and a general degradation of the aquatic resource. The “Key Action” for addressing nutrient over-enrichment was a requirement that states develop and implement numeric limits on the amount of so-called “nutrients” – phosphorus and nitrogen – allowed in waterbodies by the year 2004.

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Expanded Transportation Performance Measures

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: SYSTEMS PLANNING OFFICE
Growth management has attempted to manage the pace of development while providing or improving transportation services to the users of the transportation system. However, these efforts have largely focused on automobile travelers. The majority of the statutory rules, measurements, management strategies and accountability have been framed in terms of passenger vehicle trips.

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Miami, FL: Port of Miami Tunnel – Machine Breaking out on Dodge Island

Friday, August 24th, 2012

-rzagh001 on Youtube.

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Great American Infrastructure: Seven-Mile Bridge, FL

Friday, July 13th, 2012

This is the twenty-first in a series of entries celebrating infrastructure achievements in the United States. What: The Seven-Mile Bridge is one of the longest bridges in America and was at the time of its completion (in 1982), the longest continuous concrete segmental bridge in the world. When: There are two bridges in the same […]

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West Palm Beach, FL: Traffic Circle

Monday, June 11th, 2012

A simple traffic circle on a neighborhood street is more effective for traffic than a stop sign and makes the street friendlier for pedestrians as well. -strongtowns on YouTube.

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