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.
URBANISM & DESIGNMoscow Business Complex Sees Rebirth
Wall Street Journal
Watch out Canary Wharf, Moscow City is rising. Five years after grinding to a halt during the global economic crisis, the ambitious real-estate development in Moscow is fast becoming a reality.
System Access Policy
Sound Transit’s mission is to plan, build, and operate regional transit systems and services to improve mobility for central Puget Sound. Sound Transit is committed to wisely managing public funds and facilitating access to its regional high capacity transit system while fulfilling the agency’s mission. Sound Transit’s responsibility is to provide and operate a high-capacity transit system delivering fast, frequent transit service that connects the region’s urban centers. Sound Transit is authorized to use its tax revenues to plan, construct and operate high-capacity transit as defined in its enabling legislation (81.104 RCW).
The System Access Policy establishes a framework for Sound Transit’s support and management of, and investment in, infrastructure and facilities to provide customer access to its transit services. Sound Transit will seek to provide or facilitate equitable improvements in access to transit services in cooperation with public and…
URBANISM & DESIGN
Controversial Land Assembly Tax Credit Hearing in Missouri
St. Louis Post Dispatch
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay was among several people to testify in favor of extending the controversial Distressed Areas Land Assemblage tax credit before a Missouri Senate committee hearing Wednesday.
New York City is a NIMBY Paradise
The Daily Beast
Apparently, there is a popular impression of New York as "of New York as a builder-friendly city that's constantly exceeding the bounds of rational development".