Infrastructure in the News: July 13, 2010
According to Salon, the U.S. needs more public investment paid for by more borrowing and higher taxes, and Infrastructurist reported that Amtrak is going bike-friendly. More in this Infrastructure in the News.
Salon: Can infrastructure-led growth save the economy?
Forget "stimulus." The U.S. needs more public investment paid for by more borrowing and higher taxes.
Infrastructurist: Amtrak Going Bike-Friendly: Bike to the Train, and Vice Versa!
What if you could ride your bike right to the train, and take the train to where you bike? Behold the reality! Amtrak is adding bike access at existing train stops between Washington, D.C., and Chicago, including at trail towns along Maryland’s Great Allegheny Passage and Fayette County.
Americans wasted 3.9 billion gallons of fuel in 2009 due to traffic congestion and the total cost of congestion in 2009 was $115B