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Canadian pension fund in talks with US lawmakers about new infrastructure

Canada’s second largest pension fund is taking a new approach to infrastructure investment that’s got American lawmakers curious. The...

Canadian pension fund in talks with US lawmakers about new infrastructure
Everything you need to know about LA’s new transit-oriented development incentives

Everything you need to know about LA’s new transit-oriented development incentives

From TRD LA: A new city planning initiative aims to add affordable housing development near mass transit, but some real...

Everything you need to know about LA’s new transit-oriented development incentives
A look back at what it was like to ride the NYC subway in 1949: VIDEO

A look back at what it was like to ride the NYC subway in 1949: VIDEO

With the city’s population growing, public transit is under increasing stress. But more than half a century ago, things...

A look back at what it was like to ride the NYC subway in 1949: VIDEO
Study proposes a $1.7B Brooklyn-Queens waterfront streetcar

Study proposes a $1.7B Brooklyn-Queens waterfront streetcar

It’s no secret that the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts are teeming with development. Now, a proposed $1.7 billion streetcar route promises...

Study proposes a $1.7B Brooklyn-Queens waterfront streetcar
A Bronx intersection becomes a test for the rest of the city: VIDEO

A Bronx intersection becomes a test for the rest of the city: VIDEO

  The intersection of Fordham Road and Webster Avenue in the Bronx has been called “the worst intersection in...

A Bronx intersection becomes a test for the rest of the city: VIDEO
Group proposes “skyways” across the East River

Group proposes “skyways” across the East River

A bold new proposal hopes to slash commute times by connecting Manhattan and the boroughs via “skyways.” The East...

Group proposes “skyways” across the East River
Citi Bike station

Citi Bike leaves out poor neighborhoods

The loudest complaints about the new bike share program have come from rich neighborhoods where Citi Bike stations abound. Less heard are the complaints coming from poor neighborhoods that were left out of the...

Citi Bike leaves out poor neighborhoods
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U.S. transit projects yield more construction jobs than new roads, report says

The battered U.S. construction industry has been shedding jobs with little reprieve since the recession, so a new report...

U.S. transit projects yield more construction jobs than new roads, report says
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