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Local jurisdictions are looking at less-expensive ways to improve transit service through traffic-clogged corridors. But it takes advocates inside and outside government to make them a reality.
It’s a problem communities can face when populations and property values decline.
The city needs the federal government's cooperation to make its climate-change resiliency plan work.
December 6, 2017
The report includes recommendations for Congress to consider as lawmakers develop future public works policy.
In a guest article, Samuel Engel discusses how U.S. airport operators—along with passengers, politicians and investors—can profit from private investment when done right.
, Special to Route Fifty
December 5, 2017
An adviser to the president last week offered an update on the Trump administration's forthcoming infrastructure plan.
An unused train station that cost hundreds of millions of dollars to build currently sits empty. But a potential public-private partnership could eventually change that.
In the weeks following the blazes, median monthly rent in Sonoma County jumped more than 35 percent.
November 29, 2017
Climate change is putting increased pressure on often-chronically underinvested and already failing systems, forcing municipal agencies to experiment with new funding mechanisms.
“Congress needs to act," said U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop, as he discussed the National Environmental Policy Act on Wednesday.
And it's being held in the center of coal country.
November 28, 2017
The last permitting hurdle for the $8 billion project has been cleared, after nine years of controversy and delay.
November 20, 2017
The leak comes just four days before TransCanada faces an important vote.
, The Atlantic
November 17, 2017
Meanwhile, discussions continue in the infrastructure community about the promise and limitations of public-private partnerships.
“Our first goals were to protect the pavement as an asset and make sure people and visitors to Seattle were able to travel,” said the city’s Project and Construction Coordination Office manager.
The former Obama administration Transportation secretary sat down with Route Fifty to discuss the future of tech disruption, intergovernmental planning, transportation “welfare” and federal regulation.
Ricardo Rosselló expects disaster relief on par with that provided to U.S. states.
Behind the scenes, the destruction has bred a keen contest for a massive prize: the 1.4 million customers of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, which has kept its monopoly on the island for 70 years despite a dismal record.
November 13, 2017
Philanthropies and the private sector are assuming more risk associated with infrastructure projects in lieu of much-needed federal funding.
“They have the authority, but I don’t know if they have the political interest,” said the National Digital Inclusion Alliance's director during Senate Commerce subcommittee questioning.
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