Chao Offers No Promises About Federal Funding for Boston’s Green Line Extension (Boston Globe) GOP State Legislators Urge Chao to Kill Funding for Minneapolis Southwest Light Rail (Star Tribune) Ohio Business Leaders Want Trump to Fund $1 Billion Highway Expansion from Canton to Pittsburgh (Crain’s) Boston Cyclists Say It’s Time for Less Talk, More Action on City’s […]
He canceled the Red Line, which would serve predominantly black Baltimore neighborhoods, but not the Purple Line, which will serve a whiter, more affluent population but is not demonstrably more cost-effective.
Eight years in the making, the project was undone by suburban opposition. Now, transit advocates in Michigan's capital are figuring out what can be done to improve transit while their opponents take a victory lap.
Trump Budget Director: Infrastructure Plan Is Actually $200 Billion, Won’t Be Ready Until Autumn (Bloomberg) James Ray, Bush-Era US DOT Official, Returns to Agency as Senior Advisor on Infrastructure (Hill) Greenspan: Feds Can’t Afford Infrastructure Spending, Should Cut Social Security and Medicare Instead (CNBC) Meanwhile: Indiana GOP Agrees on 10-Cent Gas Tax Increase, Opens Door to Interstate Tolls (Indy […]
This week's guest is Matt Horton of Proterra, a company that designs and manufactures battery powered electric buses. We cover the basics of electric buses, power consumption and recharging, the benefits and costs, as well as potential environmental effects.
Broad Street sees more biking and walking collisions than any other street in the city.