Today’s Headlines

  • Trump’s Tax Proposal, Out Today, Likely Includes Infrastructure Spending Modeled on 2015 Band-Aid (Politico)
  • NYC Real Estate Moguls Advising Trump Talk Up Leasing Infrastructure to Private Firms (NY Post, Real Deal)
  • The Economist Looks at the Promise and Pitfalls of Using Private Capital for Public Projects
  • Recent Penn Station Meltdown Shows What Happens When Congress Systemically Underfunds Amtrak (NYT)
  • Cities Will Suffer If Techno-Futurists Are the Only Ones Determining the Future of Autonomous Vehicles (CityLab)
  • Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Very Proud of 1,000-Space, $48 Million “Green” Parking Garage (AJC, Atlanta Mag)
  • Austin’s “BRT Lite” Sees Ridership Jump After Capital Metro Stops Charging Premium Fare (Austin Monitor)
  • Fresno Improves Frequency and Adds Late-Night Service on Its Busiest Bus Routes (Fresno Bee)
  • Paint-Your-Own Bike Lanes Installed in Tampa Suburb (TB Times) and Lake Charles, LA (KPLC)
  • 81-Year-Old Man, Injured by SUV Driver and Taken to Hospital, Gets Jaywalking Ticket (Billings Gazette)
  • Expert Blockotect

    Stephen, I’m surprised you (and/or Streetsblog) would post an article such as the Economist one posted above, The main pitfalls of P3’s are government regulations and caps on loans? Really? Even after Streetsblog did some fantastic research on P3’s about the Indiana Toll Road.

  • Vooch

    The interstates should be 100% privatized – not some crony capitalist concession.