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Posts Tagged ‘Indiana’

Lewis and Clark Bridge, East End Crossing, Now Connects Indiana and Kentucky

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

The East End Crossing is part of the $2.3 billion Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project which also includes the new Lincoln Bridge in downtown Louisville and Jeffersonville plus the reconfigured Kennedy Interchange.

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Financial Needs for Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in Indiana

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
Figure ES1. Working estimates of water and wastewater capital needs in Indiana 2015–2034

Financial Needs for Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in Indiana (2015–2034) is an assessment of water and wastewater infrastructure needs in Indiana. This study is sponsored by the Indiana Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (IACIR) and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA). The Indiana Association of Regional Councils provided research assistance. The Indiana Finance Authority State Revolving Loan Programs (SRF), U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development – Indiana (USDA RD), ACEC Indiana Funding Sources Committee, and the Indiana Rural Wastewater Task Force provided additional assistance and important feedback during the effort.

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The Lessons of Long-Term Privatization: Why Chicago Got it Wrong and Indiana Got it Right

Friday, July 29th, 2016
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Today, cash-strapped U.S. cities and states are selling or leasing government assets, particularly transportation infrastructure. The sale or lease of such assets can be beneficial to the public; but the long-term nature of these deals makes them potentially far more risky than contracts to run bus service or repair city-owned vehicles.

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Indianapolis, IN: IndyGo Debuts New Transit Center

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Segment from RTV6 News in Indiana covers IndyGo’s new Indianapolis transit center. The regional transit agency is hoping that new infrastructure will lead to more users will take advantage of service.

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Impact of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
Map 1. Indianapolis Cultural Trail Usage Counter Locations, 2014

INDIANA UNIVERSITY PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE
With construction of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick (Trail) complete, it is time to begin to assess the Trail’s impact on the properties and businesses near the Trail and on the people using it. This report focuses on estimates of usage, surveys of users and businesses along the Trail, change in property values along and near the Trail, and the estimated fiscal impact of the Trail.

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Guest on The Infra Blog: James Brainard, Mayor of Carmel, Indiana

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Carmel, IN Mayor Jim Brainard is Carmel’s first six-term mayor. Under his tenure, Carmel has experienced tremendous growth and prosperity. It is considered one of the fastest growing cities in the United States.

“To those folks that suggest that we can’t afford infrastructure, what more basic function of government is there than to make sure people can get from place to place, and commerce can get from place to place? If we don’t do that, the economy is never going to get better.”

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This Infra Week

Friday, February 14th, 2014
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  Thinking of Spreading a Little Artistic Neighborhood Cheer?Don’t. It’s probably against the law.(Strong Towns Blog) Imagine All the People…Without Cars.Could driverless cars really rule the roads in just 16 years?(The Atlantic Cities) Crowdfunding InfrastructureKansas City looks to “transform one of the worst cities for biking into the one of the greatest with a world-class […]

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Natural Connections: Green Infrastructure in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana

Thursday, January 30th, 2014
Natural Connections: Green Infrastructure in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana

OPENLANDS PROJECT
CENTER FOR NEIGHBORHOOD TECHNOLOGY
Green infrastructure is the interconnected network of land and water that supports native species, maintains natural and ecological processes, sustains air and water resources, and contributes to the health and quality of life of people and communities…The need to protect the region’s green infrastructure is greater than ever. Rapid changes in land use, increases in non-native species, and other threats imperil the region’s natural heritage. Green infrastructure should serve as the strategic framework for conservation and development so that linkages and key natural areas can be preserved before development occurs.

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Milton, KY: Milton-Madison Bridge Demolition

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Milton-Madison Bridge Demo – JASON8502 on YouTube

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Gary, IN: Gary/Chicago International Airport Runway Expansion

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Airports capable of supporting passenger air carrier operations are required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to have Runway Safety Areas. To preclude shortening the usable runway length to achieve the required safety areas, GCIA is expanding Runway 12-30 and associated taxiways to the northwest by approximately 1,900 feet. The expansion requires relocation of Elgin, […]

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