July 31, 2017

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a proposal to facilitate public-private partnerships in public transportation.

The newly proposed Private Investment Project Procedures (PIPP) for public transportation capital projects will help the federal g...

President Donald Trump’s controversial pledge to exit from the Paris Climate Accord has no shortage of detractors, particularly among groups seeking steep reductions in U.S. carbon emissions. Those critics might also have a bone to pick with the nation’s millions of price-sensitive commuters.

An American City Business Journa...

Texas House members voted Thursday to advance a bill that would lower the fees that cities require for tree removal — a measure similar to one Gov. Greg Abbott already vetoed, while a bill the governor requested for the special session remains stalled in committee.

House Bill 7 would require cities charging tree removal fees...

A nonprofit group is challenging President Trump over his infrastructure council, claiming that the panel has been operating in secrecy and that its co-chairs have potential conflicts of interest.
 
In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Food & Water Watch claims that the adminis...

The House approved a national security-themed spending package on Thursday that includes $1.6 billion to start building President Trump’s proposed border wall.

The $827 billion package passed largely along party lines, with a vote of 235-192. Five Republicans voted no, while five Democrats voted yes.

The five Republicans...

A Senate panel has rejected President Trump’s effort to eliminate Obama-era transportation grants, instead opting to provide a funding boost for the program.

By voice vote, the Appropriations subcommittee on transportation, housing and urban development approved a fiscal 2018 spending bill that includes $550 million for th...

(TNS) -- Standing at the corner of 12th Street and Main, Bob Bennett points across the street, then beyond his left shoulder, over his right.

The place is lousy with sensors — on traffic lights, atop light poles, buried in the pavement.

By his reckoning, Kansas City’s chief innovation officer figures this is the center of the...

The Vision Zero initiative began in Sweden in 1997 with the goal of eliminating fatal traffic and pedestrian accidents, and has since spread around the world.

The City of Boston and Mayor Marty Walsh joined the initiative in 2015 and a year later launched a story map that gives citizens the power to directly influence the pr...

Votes for and against bills in the Legislature are a matter of public record. And statements expressing support for or unmovable opposition to various measures are generally made, well, out in the public square. Such stances are no mystery for those interested in the issues.

Gov. Greg Abbott, however, wants to help you out i...

If any modern-day Huckleberry Finns and Jims wanted to navigate the mighty rivers of America, they’d do well to take along this delightfully crafted guide to waterways that looks like a subway map.

Theo Rindos, a 27-year-old graphic designer and illustrator who lives in greater New York—right along the Hudson River, no less—...

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