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September 18, 2014 - 7:53 am

Amid Drought, New California Law Will Limit Groundwater Pumping for First Time

Despite California's reputation as an environmental policy leader, its regulation of groundwater extraction has long been among…
TappanZee
September 17, 2014 - 8:57 am

New York State to Appeal Tappan Zee Bridge Loan Rejection

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state will appeal the federal government's decision Tuesday to strike down 94 percent of a controversial…
missoula
September 15, 2014 - 6:53 am

Public-Private Deals Spark Turmoil

Three years ago, Carlyle Group  LP bought the pipes, pumps and water wells in Missoula, Mont., and several California communities…
losangeles_bus
September 15, 2014 - 6:47 am

L.A. Awarded $32 million for Transit Improvements

Los Angeles was awarded $32.05 million in grants from the federal Department of Transportation that will be used to beautify the…

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September 19, 2014 - 7:28 am in Analysis, Planning, Top Stories, Transit, Transportation

New Report Outlines American Attitudes Toward Public Transit

A first-of-its-kind study about attitudes toward transit use in the U.S. was released today by TransitCenter, a philanthropy committed to improving transit through innovation. The study – Who’s on Board: The 2014 Mobility Attitudes Survey – reveals that Americans from regions…
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September 18, 2014 - 9:48 am in Planning, Top Stories

UN Underscores Importance of Good Urban Planning for Sustainable Development

With more than two-thirds of humanity expected to live in cities by the middle of this century, strong, well-planned urbanization is vital for development, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today told an international group of Government officials and experts on housing. The group…
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September 18, 2014 - 9:45 am in Maintenance, Top Stories, Transportation

North Carolina Governor Outlines 25-year Transportation Vision

Governor Pat McCrory and Transportation Secretary Tony Tata are unveiling the Governor’s 25-Year Vision for transportation in North Carolina today with a cross-state tour that includes stops in Wilmington, Greenville, Winston-Salem and Asheville to detail the challenges faced…