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This Infra Week

Posted by Content Coordinator on Friday, March 7th, 2014

 INFRA STORIES YOU SHOULDN’T MISS!

If A Bridge Falls In America…
Lawmakers are likely not to hear it. The 2007 collapse of the I-35W bridge hasn’t initiated the call to action people were hoping for.
(NY Times)

Think You Could Design a Better Subway System?
You probably can’t, but at least you can occupy yourself during your existing excruciating commute.
(Grist)

Portland Bike Share Faces Delays
Commissioner Steve Novick had this reassuring tidbit to share: “”We’€™re uncertain as all get out”€
(Oregon Live)

It’s Just a Bus
Buses are more cost efficient and adaptable than trains making them an economist’s delight, so why don’t riders feel the same?
(Boston Globe)

Breaking America’s Car Dependence
“Why is it so hard to disincentivize driving at the same time that we incentivize the alternatives, at least until they’re in some better kind of equilibrium?”
(Atlantic Cities

 

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