URBANISM & DESIGNA Grand Vision for Richmond's Future
By 2035 the Richmond region will grow by roughly 200,000 households (435,000 people) and 200,000 new jobs. That's a mind-numbing number for a metropolitan region with barely more than 1 million inhabitants today.
URBAN ISSUESCities Don't "Aspire" to Gentrification
In a recent article posted on New Geography, Aaron M. Renn asks what seems to be a fairly straightforward question: "Why Gentrification?" But unlike most writing on the subject, the question isn't why it happens or how to avoid it, but why cities aspire to it.
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.
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.