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utilizing a ESOP to capitalize infrastructure for California High-speed Rail

Utilizing a ESOP to capitalize infrastructure for California High-speed Rail  

California High Speed Rail authority is looking for private/public partnerships to fund construction of the San Jose to Merced segment and the Merced to Burbank segments… 592 more words

Social Policy And Technology

Smart Growth Is Sustainable Growth

Smart Growth as defined by Wikipediais an urban planning and transportation theory that concentrates growth in compact walkable urban centers to avoid sprawl. It also advocates compact, … 792 more words

Considerations

Picture of the Day: Union Square Subway Entrance

The unique Union Square Subway Station entrance near 4th Avenue.

Commuting

The century-old tech that ensures train safety

In the wake of the May crash of Amtrak Train 188, debate raged over why Amtrak hadn’t been quicker in implementing Positive Train Control, or PTC—a next-generation wireless system designed to prevent collisions and stop speeding trains by overriding engineer errors. 545 more words

Tech

Picture a day project (Day 9) - Septa

Today’s picture is the 69th Street sign. It’s not exciting. I forgot which other city’s sign this was modeled after, but this sign represents my daily commute everyday to work. 128 more words

Weekly

Pricing Wizards Baffle Public Officials

When government invests in physical infrastructure, voters are led to believe that the resources invested will enhance their well being and safety as well as the productivity of the nation’s economy. 742 more words

Infrastructure