This Infra Week

Posted by Content Coordinator on Friday, January 17th, 2014


Bike Portland-Image by GBD Architects

Portland Apartment Complexes Embrace Cyclists
Apartment dwelling gets more bike friendly in Portland, OR with a new building that “will create more long-term bike parking than any other project in the nation.”
(Bike Portland)

A Bump in the Track for Acela
Acela riders, especially in Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor, lost out on some extra change (and some that they already had), to keep improving high-speed rail lines.
(Huffington Post)

CTA Ashland Bus

Chicago’s Ashland BRT Proposal Get Mixed Reviews
The $160 Million plan has some transit riders rejoycing and others scratching their heads.
(Chicago Streetsblog)

Silver Line Closed Until Undisclosed Construction End Date
Some good news for the project: “most of the software problems that delayed completion of the $5.6┬ábillion rail line for several weeks have been resolved, clearing the way for contractors to schedule a trial run of the new service next weekend.” However actual passenger service still doesn’t have a set timetable.
(Washington Post)



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