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Category: Public Works


Infrastructure, Public Works

Adapting Infrastructure for the Modern World

April 21, 2021

Via: American Infrastructure

With a few months under its belt, 2021 is seemingly bringing a wind of change. After what has been a year of tremendous upheaval and unspeakable grief, the nation seems to finally be finding its footing. With the roll-out of […]


Public Institutions, Public Works

Here are the top public and private colleges with the most generous financial aid packages

April 20, 2021

Via: CNBC

The coronavirus crisis has put college affordability into focus like never before. This year, because of the pandemic, the price of higher education is an even bigger consideration among students and parents. However, at the same time, the cost a […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Why Biden Is Right to Think Beyond the DOT in His Infrastructure Package

April 12, 2021

Via: NYC Streets Blog

When opponents of Biden’s infrastructure plan argue that most of the package isn’t devoted to building “traditional” infrastructure like roads and bridges, they’re ignoring something absolutely critical: that America’s transportation landscape will never be truly safe or sustainable until we […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

ANALYSIS: Mayor de Blasio Has Abandoned the Open Streets ‘Program’

April 12, 2021

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Open streets or open warfare? The mayor’s signature effort to bring car-free outdoor space to COVID-stricken neighborhoods last year is increasingly looking like it will collapse unless city officials do something to assert authority over a program that has left […]


Electric Utility, Infrastructure, Public Utilities, Public Works

States, utilities must ensure equitable investment in electric vehicle infrastructure, new report warns

April 7, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan calls for investing $174 billion in the EV market, including point of sale vehicle rebates and the installation of a half million chargers by 2030. As the transition to electric transportation begins in […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

How Portland’s Transportation Bureau Lied About Bike Lanes

April 6, 2021

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Last February, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) announced the Pave and Paint Project, with plans to repave and re-stripe Hawthorne Boulevard from SE 24th to SE 50th Ave. “We are looking to improve safety and better serve businesses on […]


Infrastructure, Public Utilities, Public Works, Telecommunications

Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan includes high-speed internet for every American

April 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

WISPA exec called the infrastructure plan ‘right on target’ On Wednesday, President Joe Biden introduced a monumental $2.3 trillion infrastructure and jobs package that aims to reshape the American economy. The infrastructure plan is far reaching, and includes, among many […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

U.S. Infrastructure Grade Improves but Funding Gap Widens

March 29, 2021

Via: American Infrastructure

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has released its 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. The report, published once every four years, gave the United States a C- overall grade – up from a D+ in 2017 – marking […]


Electric Utility, Infrastructure, Public Utilities, Public Works

Duke, other utilities see dollar signs in becoming EV experts

March 24, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

As this year’s Super Bowl viewers learned, parts of Europe are well-ahead of the U.S. in electric vehicle adoption. Energy providers there have developed an array of services to help business customers make the switch to electric, with large utility […]


Basic Services, Civil Service, Public Institutions, Public Works

Will cities work remotely? Officials still have unanswered questions

March 23, 2021

Via: StateScoop

There’s “a light at the end of tunnel” in sight for technology executives that were tasked with suddenly transitioning thousands of city employees and public students to remote work and learning environments last year at the onset of the coronavirus […]