Posts tagged with 'project financing'
Obama on Right Track with High-Speed Rail
Obama on Right Track with High-Speed Rail
From the World Resources Institute Pressroom: President Barack Obama announced plans [yesterday] to pump $8 billion of stimulus funds into building a network of high-speed and intercity rail. “The President is on the right track,” said Nancy Kete, the director ...
HUD and DOT Announce Partnership for Livable Communities Through Sustainable Transport
HUD and DOT Announce Partnership for Livable Communities Through Sustainable Transport
Heard via the NRDC Switchboard: March 18, 2008 WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood today announced a new partnership to help American families gain ...
Bicyclists and Pedestrians: Where's My Stimulus?
Bicyclists and Pedestrians: Where's My Stimulus?
The Washington Area Bicyclist Association released a statement yesterday calling on citizens to urge state governments to build more bicycling and pedestrian projects using the $26.6 billion in stimulus funds released for transport projects on Tuesday, as part of the ...
Sustainable Transportation is Critical to Good Real Estate Development
Sustainable Transportation is Critical to Good Real Estate Development
Last month, Jonathan Rose spoke at Washington DC’s National Building Museum on Green and Affordable Neighborhoods (see the video of his talk above). Rose, a real estate developer who specializes in creating high-density sustainable mixed-income urban developments, talks about the ...
NYT: "Give Mass Transit the Priority It Deserves"
Last week, the New York Times published an editorial saying that the new Obama administration should “give mass transit — trains, buses, commuter rails — the priority it deserves and the full financial and technological help it needs and has ...
Mumbai: Where's the Money At?
Mumbai: Where's the Money At?
Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus, formerly Victoria Terminus, in Mumbai. Photo by thebigdurian on Flickr. (Thanks to transport planner Madhav Pai for contributing to this post.) Money spent on different types of transportation has little or no relationship with the way people ...