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Posts Tagged ‘business’

Guest on The Infra Blog: Ed Mortimer, Executive Director of Transportation Infrastructure, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
Ed Mortimer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

“I think it’s the first time in recent history that we’ve seen two presidential candidates talk about the infrastructure needs and willingness to address the infrastructure funding deficit…So we really feel like the public is starting to get more engaged, starting to understand that we do have infrastructure needs around the country and are willing to come to the table to have serious discussions to figure out how to solve these problems.”

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Guest on The Infra Blog: Edward Murray, Mayor of Seattle

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Businesses need roads and sewer systems and electricity and the internet to function…I think if people step away from ideology and look at how do you make the economy work, how do you create jobs, how do you help business, how do you make business very successful, then I think folks will move forward.

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Transit in High-Growth Business Clusters

Friday, December 20th, 2013
Case Study Area

There has been significant attention in the transportation research field
regarding the extent to which transit investment supports “agglomerations
economies” – the ability of business firms to realize productivity gains
because of greater labor market access. This research study addresses
this same general issue of business productivity, market access and transit
service, but from a different perspective.

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Chicago: Get On Board

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

The Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) program partners is pleased to announce their second “GET ON BOARD”, a Business-to-Business Exchange on October 16, 2013 at The Ford Chicago Assembly Plant, 126th at Torrence Avenue, Chicago, IL, 9am -12pm. This CREATE business networking event will connect rail industry executives, government transportation agency heads, and […]

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Do Labor and Business Agree on Federal Permitting Improvement Proposal?

Thursday, August 8th, 2013
Do Labor and Business Agree on Federal Permitting Improvement Proposal?

Transportation Issues Daily Labor and business groups are enthusiastically supporting a proposal to streamline the permitting process for large infrastructure projects.  See our story, “Bipartisan Proposal Offers Three Reforms to Streamline Project Delivery” for details about the legislative proposal. Proponents note that the U.S. “ranks 17th in the world for the time it takes to […]

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Business Cycles: Catering to the Bicycling Market

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Cycling is on the rise across the United States, and its popularity has grown beyond the usual leaders—Portland, Oregon; Seattle, Washington; Davis, California; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Boulder, Colorado. Other cities making significant investments in bike infrastructure in recent years include New York City; Chicago, Illinois; and Washington, D.C.—all three have realized substantial growth in the numbers of people taking to the streets on two wheels.

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