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?"
URBAN ISSUESBid for FBI Building Sets off Healthy Competition
San Jose Mercury News
The FBI's announcement that it needs a new home has touched off a virtual real estate beauty contest, with communities around the region jockeying for the opportunity to attract the law enforcement agency-and attendant economic benefits-to their neighborhoods.
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.
OTHER VIEWSReason Foundation Releases Report on California High Speed Rail
While California Governor Jerry Brown rode a bullet train in China, the libertarian Reason Foundation released a report on Thursday saying the state's planned high-speed rail system will likely need between $124 million and $373 million a year in operating subsidies once its core line is completed.