Support for
has been provided by these organizations and individuals:

John Hennessy III,

Posts Tagged ‘NYU’

Re-Programming Mobility: The Digital Transformation of Transportation in the United States

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
10 scenario highlights

For decades, transportation experts have anticipated a sweeping technological transformation of the way Americans travel, and the transportation system they use to do so. That transformation has arrived, as the same digital technologies that have reshaped other sectors of the economy, from finance to retailing, are rapidly re-wiring the networks that provide mobility to hundreds of millions of Americans. The changes associated with these innovations are being felt at all scales – from individual trip planning to the design and management of regional mass transit systems.

View this complete post...

Guest on The Infra Blog: Dr. Rae Zimmerman, Director, the Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems (ICIS)

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Rae Zimmerman is Principal Investigator and Director of the Institute for Civil Infrastructure (ICIS). She is Professor of Planning and Public Administration at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and formerly Director of the School’s Urban Planning Program. In 1997, she was President of the Society for Risk Analysis, a […]

View this complete post...

My Water’s On Fire Tonight (The Fracking Song)

Friday, May 13th, 2011

“My Water’s On Fire Tonight” is a product of Studio 20 NYU ( in collaboration with ( The song is based on ProPublica’s investigation on hydraulic fractured gas drilling (read the full investigation here:

View this complete post...


Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Claude Shostal, past President of Regional Plan Association, is a member of the faculty at the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate.

As we watch our 401 accounts struggle to reach half of what they once were or, worse, watch the weeks of eligibility for unemployment benefits dwindle, it may help to contemplate the few silver linings to our recent economic woes. One is surely the emerging national consensus and conversation over the importance of investing in our infrastructure.

This wonky, unsexy word, “infrastructure,” usually cannot be found in the national policy discussion. These days, it is prominent and being linked to that very sexy and provocative word: stimulus. It could be a powerful combination if we do not allow politics as usual to govern how we put this combination to work.

View this complete post...

Receive Infra Update, our email newsletter.

Follow InfraUSA on Twitter Facebook YouTube Flickr
Show us your infra! Show us your infra!

Video, stills and tales. Share images of the Infra in your community that demands attention. Post your ideas about national Infra issues. Go ahead. Show Us Your Infra!  Upload and instantly share your message.

Polls Polls

Is the administration moving fast enough on Infra issues? Are Americans prepared to pay more taxes for repairs? Should job creation be the guiding determination? Vote now!


What do the experts think? This is where the nation's public policy organizations, trade associations and think tanks weigh in with analysis on Infra issues. Tell them what you think.  Ask questions.  Share a different view.


The Infra Blog offers cutting edge perspective on a broad spectrum of Infra topics. Frequent updates and provocative posts highlight hot button topics -- essential ingredients of a national Infra dialogue.