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Los Angeles Times
5 days ago
Los Angeles

L.A. to get $77 million in federal funds to add electric buses before Olympics, hopes for millions more

Investment in electric buses for 2028 Olympics aims to enhance public transit efficiency in LA region. [ more ]
www.amny.com
1 month ago
NYC politics

Congestion pricing: MTA left in the lurch after Hochul scraps toll plan, Albany fails on funding bill | amNewYork

MTA faces uncertainty amidst congestion pricing pause [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 days ago
Los Angeles

L.A. to get $77 million in federal funds to add electric buses before Olympics, hopes for millions more

Investment in electric buses for 2028 Olympics aims to enhance public transit efficiency in LA region. [ more ]
www.amny.com
1 month ago
NYC politics

Congestion pricing: MTA left in the lurch after Hochul scraps toll plan, Albany fails on funding bill | amNewYork

MTA faces uncertainty amidst congestion pricing pause [ more ]
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InsideEVs
1 month ago
Cars

Which States Charge An Extra Fee To Own An Electric Car?

Electric vehicles offer benefits over gas models but can lead to revenue loss for communities. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
New York City

How a Hidden' $1.4 Billion Tax Will Make N.Y.C. Water Bills Rise

Local governments face financial challenges; NYC plans to charge water board $1.4 billion in rent, leading to potential rate hike and service vulnerabilities. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
3 months ago
Education

Ontario to build, expand schools as part of $1.3B budget funding | CBC News

Ontario government allocating $1.3 billion for school construction and expansion.
Funding will support construction/expansion of 60 schools, creating over 27,000 new student spaces and 1,700 child-care spots. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 months ago
East Bay (California)

Santa Clara has no money to meet $624 million in infrastructure needs

Santa Clara faces a $624 million infrastructure deficit due to aging facilities and lack of maintenance.
Cities across the Bay Area, like San Jose and Berkeley, also struggle with significant infrastructure funding challenges. [ more ]
#regulations
Austin Monitor
4 months ago
Austin

TipSheet: Austin City Council, 3.21.24 - Austin Monitor

City Council to discuss $191 million bid for I-35 expansion and $87 million Tokyo Electron Campus purchase.
Enhancements to water regulations and proposals to reform food truck laws and employee policies are on the Council's agenda. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Administration to Announce First National Heat Protections for Workers

The Biden administration is proposing regulations to protect workers from heat-related hazards, including monitoring, rest areas, water provisions, and heat safety plans. [ more ]
Austin Monitor
4 months ago
Austin

TipSheet: Austin City Council, 3.21.24 - Austin Monitor

City Council to discuss $191 million bid for I-35 expansion and $87 million Tokyo Electron Campus purchase.
Enhancements to water regulations and proposals to reform food truck laws and employee policies are on the Council's agenda. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Administration to Announce First National Heat Protections for Workers

The Biden administration is proposing regulations to protect workers from heat-related hazards, including monitoring, rest areas, water provisions, and heat safety plans. [ more ]
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Austin Monitor
4 months ago
Austin

City seeking $191M state loan to cover costs of caps and stitch for I-35 - Austin Monitor

The city is seeking a state loan program for the construction of caps and a stitch over Interstate 35 costing over $500 million.
The decision to pursue a State Infrastructure Bank loan over a federal TIFIA loan was influenced by easier funding process and lower interest rates. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden works to shore up the Democratic blue wall'

Biden is focusing on the Great Lakes region for his reelection campaign.
Biden announced infrastructure funding during his visit to Wisconsin and Michigan. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
US politics

Aging Bridge Is a Flashpoint in Competitive Washington State House Race

Representative Marie Gluesenkamp Perez secured $600 million federal funding for Route I-5 bridge.
Re-election campaign faces tough competition due to political controversy surrounding the bridge project. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
5 months ago
Chicago

Robbins and Chicago leaders split on how to stop water main leaking 'thousands of gallons an hour'

Robbins and Chicago officials are in disagreement over responsibility for fixing a major water main break near city limits.
Robbins Mayor calls for more funding for water infrastructure upgrades while Chicago Department of Water Management is temporarily managing the leak. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
4 months ago
Canada news

Head of mayors' group pushes back on Poilievre, says Canadian cities 'not gatekeepers' | CBC News

Mayors focus on community building, not gatekeeping.
Infrastructure funding crucial for home construction. [ more ]
silive
5 months ago
NYC politics

New bill would allow additional federal funding for sewer projects on Staten Island

Legislation introduced to allow NYC to access more federal infrastructure funding for sewer projects in flood-prone areas.
Current caps limit NYC to only 6% of federal funding, despite accounting for nearly half of the state's population. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
7 months ago
Brooklyn

Pressure builds to put brakes on BQE 'boondoggle'

Brooklyn civic organizations and officials are urging Governor Kathy Hochul to halt a city plan to replace and enlarge a deteriorated section of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
Critics say that the city's proposal ignores communities affected by the BQE and fails to take advantage of federal funding opportunities for infrastructure projects. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
7 months ago
Chicago

Afternoon Briefing: Chicago Architecture Center and City Colleges building a path for youths

Chicago Ald. Edward Burke's alleged chase of private legal work from developers in the Old Post Office makeover was discussed in his corruption trial.
Peoples Gas warns of safety risks, lost jobs, and infrastructure issues if funding is not provided. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
1 month ago
Canada news

Ontario to get $4.7B over 5 years from feds for infrastructure, housing | CBC News

Ontario will receive $4.7 billion for housing and infrastructure over the next five years through the renewed Canada Community-Building Fund. [ more ]
Streetsblog
1 week ago
California

Incomplete Streets Part 1: How Caltrans Shortchanges Pedestrians - Streetsblog California

The governor's budget cuts prioritize freeways over active transportation programs, undermining climate change efforts. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
New York City

Congestion Pricing Delay in New York Ripples Across the Country

New York suspended congestion pricing, causing a $15 billion budget gap, undermining mass transit improvements. [ more ]
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