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Category: Infrastructure


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 […]


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 […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Smart cities: Tech is great, but don’t forget the people

March 5, 2021

Via: TNW

This article was originally published by Jem McKenna-Percy on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. For the latest updates follow Cities Today on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, […]


Basic Services, Infrastructure, Public Transport, Public Works

Bill to Bring Billions for Bullet Train

February 18, 2021

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Fresno Congressmember Jim Costa has re-introduced a $32 billion bill to fund the completion of California’s High-Speed Rail project. “A modern infrastructure lays the foundation for a thriving economy,” said Costa in a statement about ‘HR 867: the High-Speed Rail […]