TRANSPORTShanghai Thinking Monorail
Shanghai is likely to introduce the country's first suspended monorail train by 2015 to improve the city's worsening traffic congestion and pollution levels.
TRANSPORTM1 Gets Final Environmental Approval From Feds
Detroit Free Press
The federal government gave its final environmental clearance Monday for the M1 Rail line to begin its work to build a 3.3-mile streetcar line on Woodward between downtown Detroit and the New Center area, a move that the rail line's leader called a significant step forward.
TRANSPORTTransit is Crucial Investment for Central Indiana
When is good enough "good enough"? That's a question we hear in business, politics and life in general, but how often do we recognize the real issue at the heart of that question: "When do we stop investing in our future?"
TRANSPORTMcCrory Outlines Strategy for Transpo Spending
News and Observer
North Carolina will build better transportation projects and create more jobs if it scraps an outmoded formula created in 1989 to sprinkle road-building money among different regions of the state, Gov. Pat McCrory said Thursday.
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.
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