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- B on The Growing Pains of an Evolving Transportation Culture: Doored to the Floor
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- Opposition to Transportation Sales Tax Rides BRT in Gainesville February 22, 2014The Alachua County Commission and the Gainesville City Commission are considering a countywide referendum to raise sales tax revenue for transportation projects. Road repair is an easy political win, but bus rapid transit...not so much.
- More Debate About 'Saving' Rust Belt Cities February 22, 2014The populations of at least a dozen major cities declined by more than ten percent between 2000 and 2010, including Buffalo, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Detroit. How best to regenerate those “legacy cities” is a matter of no small amount of debate.
- Excavations Unlock New York City’s Dramatic Geologic Foundation February 22, 2014A decade of subterranean excavations on the Third Water Tunnel, the Second Avenue Subway, and the Long Island Rail Road’s East Side Access Project has provided geologists with unprecedented access to New York City’s physical structure.
- Bad Architecture, Good Urbanism in Philadelphia February 22, 2014The Mormon Church released renderings for development plans at 16th and Vine in Philadelphia. The plan's grab-bag of historic architecture styles succeeds in urbanism but roots the area in an unfortunate historicism, according to critic Inga Saffron.
- California Bill Proposes Carbon Tax to Replace Cap-and-Trade February 22, 2014Decisions, Decisions. What's the best way to add transportation fuels to California's cap-and-trade program? Charge a carbon tax at the pump, as Senate leader Steinberg proposes, or charge refineries in the same manner as applied to other industries?
- Friday Eye Candy: Stunning Overhead Perspectives on Human Interactions with Land February 21, 2014The “Daily Overview” website provides a compendium of high-altitude, overhead photography from around the world.
- A Map of Housing Affordability in Each State February 21, 2014A recent report from the National Housing Conference has moderately good news about the housing market—in many states, the number of working households “severely cost-burdened” by the cost of housing dipped slightly in 2012.
- Regional Connector Transit Project in High Gear for Los Angeles February 21, 2014The Regional Connector, a light rail improvement project in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, is one of the closest watched transit projects in the country. The federal government recently allocated a $670 million grant for the project.
- Charlotte’s Growth Raises Transit and Housing Questions February 21, 2014A pair of recent articles examine the political and financing situation around transit (e.g., streetcar and light rail) and housing (i.e., a rental development boom) in Charlotte, which has paced the nation in growth over the past decade.
- Keystone XL Dealt a Setback in Court—But Not from the Usual Suspects February 21, 2014The lawsuit comes from three private landowners who successfully sued to prevent their properties from being seized so that TransCanada can lay their pipeline—turns out the state Legislature was in too much of a rush in 2012 to approve the project.
- Opposition to Transportation Sales Tax Rides BRT in Gainesville February 22, 2014