Posts Tagged funding

TIGER II Funds Transit Construction, Highway Destruction

October 19, 2010
TIGER II Funds Transit Construction, Highway Destruction

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced the recipients of nearly $600 million in funding for major infrastructure projects. The grants provided by second round of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program will help pay for new transit systems, rail improvements, and bridge and road repairs with the goal of supporting environmental sustainability […]

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51 Things Obama can Do

January 13, 2009
51 Things Obama can Do

For New York What would you do for New York if you were president? My initial thoughts: an MTA bailout–with strings attached–that require the funding stream to come away from volatile real estate taxes, a bit of extra funding to NYSERDA to beef up its city program so that 10 million New Yorkers can take […]

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No More Congestion Pricing

April 8, 2008
No More Congestion Pricing

Woe is Us. It seems almost surreal that political decisions are made in 3rd floor conference rooms-in secrecy-without votes these days. One would think that this practice would describe the currently contested elections in Zimbabwe. But alas, we are just as opaque here in the Empire State. Transparent Traffic. While I am personally disappointed that […]

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