Posts Tagged transit

NJ Governor Kills Commuter Rail Tunnel to NY

November 2, 2010
NJ Governor Kills Commuter Rail Tunnel to NY

Last week, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie killed the nation’s largest transit project, saying the state couldn’t afford the potential cost overruns of the Access to the Region’s Core (ARC) tunnel. Already under construction, the ARC tunnel would provide a new commuter-rail link to Manhattan, doubling New Jersey Transit service, which currently runs at peak […]

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Montreal’s Bike-Sharing System Hits the Road

August 18, 2009

Late last week, the NY Times (via Green Inc.) reported that Montreal’s bike-sharing system is getting picked up by Boston and London. The folks over here at CISC think this is fantastic news and extend congratulations to both of these fine cities. With that said, we have to ask, “what about us, New York!?” Can […]

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Better Bus Stops

June 3, 2009

Inhabitat.com reported the unveiling of solar powered bus shelters in San Francisco: San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newson recently unveiled the first of 1,100 solar powered bus shelters that will be installed throughout the city between now and 2013. Crowned with a rolling red crest of photovoltaic panels, the shelters will use the sun’s rays to power […]

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Bonuses for Transit?

February 4, 2009
Bonuses for Transit?

Sure Fire Shovel Ready Investments There has been a lot of talk about the ethical conduct of failing firms who gave their fearful leaders bonuses with bail out funds. Between 1 million dollar office make overs and the willingness to forego a big corporate party to Vegas, we have allowed ourselves to get even more […]

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What We Can Learn

January 20, 2009
What We Can Learn

On Day 1 Like many other Americans (78% to be exact), I am ready for change. Wherever you stand on the political spectrum, whatever your issues, chances are, you are ready for something to be different in D.C., on Wallstreet, in the world. Listening to the news this morning got me a bit welled up. […]

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