Paul Ryan Envisions 40/1 Ratio for Private/Public Spending on Infrastructure (The Hill) … As Trump’s Commerce Pick Backs Public Spending (The Hill) The Verge Talks With Anthony Foxx as He Departs DOT Foxx Says DC Metro’s “Success Looks Like Failure” (WaPo) Denver Proceeds With Plan to Widen I-70 (Streetsblog Denver) Feds Name 10 Official Proving Grounds for Self-Driving […]
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Francis Fitzgerald joins the podcast this week to talk about her 1986 book, Cities on a Hill. We discuss the different “visionary” communities described in the book, including Rajneeshpuram in Oregon, San Francisco’s Castro district, Sun City retirement communities, and Jerry Falwell’s moral majority in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Economists Pan Trump’s Infrastructure Plan as “Ill-Conceived” “Giveaway” (NYT) Americans Don’t Want to Pay for New Roads and Bridges With Tolls (WaPo) Anthony Foxx Considers His Legacy as U.S. DOT Secretary (Governing) Investment Professionals Are Betting on Infrastructure in 2017 (Forbes) First Look at Richmond, Virginia’s Bus Network Redesign Plans (RVA Rapid Transit) 16 Miles of Highway in […]
North Dakota state rep Keith Kempenich has had enough of people exercising their right to assembly and free expression. In response to the protests at Standing Rock, Kempenich has introduced legislation to shield drivers from penalty who unintentionally strike a pedestrian "obstructing vehicular traffic."
Trump Names Two New York Developers to Monitor Infrastructure Spending (WSJ) North Dakota Bill Would Make It Legal to Run Over Protestors (Daily Kos) Tesla Allows Self-Driving Cars to Break the Speed Limit (Guardian) Google Maps May Soon Show Ease/Difficulty of Parking at Destinations (Ars Technica) Florida DOT Blames Nation-Leading Pedestrian Death Toll on the State’s Pedestrians (CityLab) Obama […]