URBAN ISSUESUrban Infill is a Double Edge Sword
There are certain things about Sylvan Park that lured resident Steve Swartz away from Belle Meade seven years ago, like the variety in architecture and diversity in character of the neighbors.
TRANSPORTFTA Releases FY2014 New Starts Report
This Annual Report on Funding Recommendations is issued by the United States Secretary of Transportation to help inform the appropriations process for the upcoming fiscal year by providing information on projects included in the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) discretionary Capital Investment Grant Program.
Tracks News - In this section you'll find news from cities around the country as well as interviews and general reporting on issues. It might be from a newspaper or a blog, but it counts as news.
National: Let's Talk About 'Buy America'
National Journal Transpo Experts Blog
It's that time of year again. House Democrats convened a press conference last week introducing legislation to expand the "Buy America" requirements for infrastructure investments...
Miami: New Expressway Idea Draws Fire
Miami-Dade's expressway authority has launched a multi-million-dollar study of what could be one of the most controversial transportation ideas to…
Blogosphere - In this section you'll find commentary, opinion and editorials from blogs and newspapers around the country. The opinions expressed in these blogs do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Reconnecting America.
Blogosphere: The Goal of Abundant Access
In my book Human Transit, I argued that the underlying geometry of transit requires communities to make a series of choices, each of which is a tradeoff between two things that are popular...
Blogosphere: Congressional R's Try to Block Vegas HSR
XpressWest has been waiting to hear from the federal government about their $5.5 billion loan request to help…