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Are we “renewing” a misguided “commitment”?

September 7th, 2010 · Comments Off on Are we “renewing” a misguided “commitment”?

Yesterday, President Barack Obama announced a $50 billion investment in the nation’s transportation infrastructure with an infrastructure investment bank to come to support future investments. There is much of value to this program, from the very simple reality that there is a huge back-log of investment requirements to repair the nation’s infrastructure (let alone bring […]

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Tags: Energy · Obama Administration · President Barack Obama · transportation

Trains to Sustain Our Suburbs?

September 7th, 2010 · Comments Off on Trains to Sustain Our Suburbs?

Another guest post from the extremely thoughtful and insightful BruceMcF. Bruce’s thoughts, writ large, about transport policy and, more specifically, electrified rail merit attention and action. Burning the Midnight Oil for Living Energy Independence As Dean Baker reported on the (bookmark worthy) Real World Economics Review Blog, new home sales figures for July are out, […]

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Tags: Energy · guest post · trains · transportation