13 Nov 2017 | Posted by Stephen Lee Davis | 2 Comments | fix-it-first, funding, infrastructure plan, infrastructure principles, policy platform, President Trump, principles, TIGER As we continue to await either broad principles or specifics of the Trump’s administration much-anticipated infrastructure plan, T4America has released these four simple guiding principles to inform and evaluate any such future plan.
It’s past time to elevate the national conversation about infrast
When Greg Rogers left his gig as a Washington, DC, lobbyist in 2015, he did what any savvy, mid-20s kid with a car and a light wallet might: He signed up to drive for a couple of ridehailing services. “Living the millennial dream means quitting your job, driving for Uber and Lyft, and trying to figure it out,” he says. He was a menace. “It was always the same dance,” says Rogers, now a policy analyst with the Eno Center for Transportation, a think tank. “I wouldn’t be able to
Officials around the world are gathering all types of data — on traffic flow, air quality levels, and energy consumption — to make their cities safer, healthier, and more efficient. The scope and definition of a smart city has recently broadened to include environmental sustainability, affordable and reliable transit, access to education, and a local economy with businesses that explore new technologies. Although it sounds promising to make our cities smarter, however, some e