A $200 billion investment in the nation's public transportation infrastructure, over a 10-year period, could create and sustain 10 million jobs across America, according to a new analysis by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). In addition, it could provide sustained economic... read more
Imagine sitting in gridlocked traffic on Interstate 17 for as long as five hours at a time. For many Arizonans, it is not difficult to imagine; it's reality. Roughly once a week, drivers are halted or significantly slowed on Interstate 17, as state officials close down one or more lanes of the... read more
"Thanks to the voters who supported Measure M, the private sector is taking the opportunity to work with Metro," said Metro Board Chair John Fasana. "Metro's thoughtful approach to exploring innovations can help ensure the voters receive the best return on their investment."
PennDOT will replace 20 bridges in Lancaster County this year as part of its effort to address the large number of structurally deficient structures in Pennsylvania. "We've been chipping away at it. We're better off than we were a decade ago," Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesman... read more
The study, led by transportation consultancy firm Steer Davies Gleave, marks the first public gauge of projected high-speed rail participation and its economic implications. Plans call for the first phase of the high-speed rail component of the multi-modal High Desert Corridor, connecting... read more
Imagine shoppers bound for Dover Mall, where a new power center built on 83 acres behind the original shopping center features more stores, restaurants and parking, and the entire retail complex is accessible from a direct-access road from Del. 1 that eliminates the need to use U.S. 13.
The notion of private investors closing the U.S. infrastructure deficit through public-private partnerships (P3s or PPPs) appears to be in vogue. As a policy matter infrastructure P3s are certainly gaining traction as a point of discussion (Google searches of the phrase "infrastructure PPP"... read more