“Inner Cities,” Obama administration on zoning, I-84, and more in today’s News & Notes.
President Barack Obama is about to unveil an ambitious plan for a “21st century clean transportation system.” And he hopes to fund it with a tax on oil.
Obama transportation budget, Olympics, millennials in Buffalo, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Is liberalism to blame for RI’s woes, smart pedestrian crossings, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Obama’s transportation funding plan, sidewalk shoveling, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Obama on cities, casino subsidies, aging, and more in today’s News & Notes.
The President’s budget, pedestrians first policy in Chicago, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Oklahoma City grapples with a brain drain and weight gain, gas tax options, and more in today’s News & Notes.
The networks were busy tripping over themselves trying to point out all the numerous “firsts” during today’s Presidential Inauguration. [But they missed]: he’s the first U.S. president to walk down a bike lane during his Inauguration.
Aerial trams, Obama’s infrastructure plan, and more in today’s News & Notes.
President Obama has resurrected his proposal to invest $50 billion in infrastructure and wants it included in the fiscal cliff deal. Republicans were immediately critical of the proposal.
Post election and post Sandy items in today’s News & Notes.
Governing: Tree Population Falling in Cities Trees have a tough life in cities. They face heavy stress from storms, insects, air pollution, road salt, low-quality soil and even reckless drivers. Yet the benefits of a healthy tree population are vast, from the numerous environmental qualities to the aesthetic value that comes with a green canopy in a city park or …
At DOT, we know that America’s transportation infrastructure is in need of attention, while construction workers across the country remain eager to get back on the job repairing, replacing, and modernizing our roads, rails, and runways. Over the last decade, Congress has set aside $473 million in transportation funds that were never spent. These idle earmarks have sat on the …
The Obama administration is making nearly half a billion dollars in unspent highway funds available to states that promise to use the money to create jobs and improve transportation. A White House official says Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will announce Friday that more than $470 million will be made immediately available for projects such as repairing crumbling roads and bridges. …
Walking, aging, transportation bill, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Naming rights, summer of code, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Walking while texting, State of the Union, and more in today’s News & Notes.
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