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Delays inhibit transportation infrastructure

Delays inhibit transportation infrastructure

| April 30, 2015

Construction problems, project delays, and soaring price tags are inhibiting transportation infrastructure in the U.S. Consider the latest: Southwest Light Rail Transit, Minnesota’s largest transportation project, now requires a budget of $2 billion. The Silver Line Metro extension in the D.C. area is 13 months behind schedule and $226 million over budget. Transportation infrastructure, as we’ve written about […]

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Denver’s park-and-rides increase emissions, says study

Denver’s park-and-rides increase emissions, says study

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Park-and-rides — parking lots located near transit depots where drivers drop off their cars and embark on public transit — are meant to limit car-produced pollution, but they may not be all they’re cracked up to be, according to a recent study. The study, “Are park-and-rides saving the environment or just saving parking costs?”, hails from the University […]

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