Transportation Nation's own Andrea Bernstein guest-hosted today's Brian Lehrer Show. One of the segments talked about plans to demolish the Sheridan Expressway, reconnect local streets, and use the expressway's land for open green space and affordable housing. The plan is controversial -- especially with WNYC's listeners. ...
According to the Denver Post, Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate David Maes has accused Denver mayor John Hickenlooper of "converting Denver into a United Nations community." Maes was referring to...Hickenlooper's support for Denver's bicycle sharing ...
How is the Brooklyn Bridge spending its summer vacation? Being draped in canvas to prepare for being repainted.
You can see more pictures here.
(And yes, we did ask ...
(Houston, TX - Wendy Siegle, KUHF) Last January, Texas, America’s second most populous state, failed to secure federal stimulus dollars for its high-speed rail plan. Why?
Because it didn’t have one.
It still doesn’t, by the ...
(Detroit, Michigan - Quinn Klinefelter, WDET) A proposed light rail line is a step closer to reality today in the Motor City. Detroit officials want to build a light rail loop stretching from downtown to 8 ...
(New York -- Kate Hinds, WNYC) As part of its $508 million rehabilitation, the Brooklyn Bridge will get wrapped in canvas beginning in about two months.
Hasan Ahmed, who oversees the Brooklyn Bridge for the ...
The President's Remarks in Detroit:
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release July 30, 2010
REMARKS BY PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA
ON THE AMERICAN AUTO INDUSTRY AND THE AMERICAN ECONOMY
Chrysler Jefferson North Assembly Plant
12:16 P.M. EDT
THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Detroit! ...
From the White House Press Pool:
Your pooler will send Chrysler plant report shortly but breaking news from second stop is that POTUS just drove (after consultations w Secret Service and Robert Gibbs' voiced hope that the electric Volt had an airbag)...