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Urban farming, urban agriculture, CASP, Mount Washington, Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles River, rail, bicycling, Perkins Will, Leon Kaye

Study Proposes Massive Urban Agriculture Complex in Los Angeles

The design firm Perkins + Will released a plan that suggests a 660-acre area northeast of downtown Los Angeles is ripe for investments…
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Crude Oil Spills Prompt New Questions About Safety

The derailments of two cargo trains earlier this week are spurring debate about whether crude oil shipments have a place on the rails…
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A Slow Smart City: Bangalore’s $6 Billion Traffic Headache

The annual cost to local IT and business process outsourcing (BPO) companies in Bangalore reaches as much as US$6.5 billion annually.
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Women in CSR: Tori Kaplan, CSX Corporation

Tori Kaplan, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, at CSX Corporation talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR…
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An Almost “Eco” Architectural and Automotive Tour of Detroit

While TriplePundit was in Michigan last week, we had an opportunity to drive a 2014 Ford Escape around Detroit for individual architectural tours.
Chicago, Bloomingdale Trail, Bloomingdale Trail and Park, rail, bicycling, Rahm Emanuel, Canadian Pacific Railway, Leon Kaye, Logan Square Open Space Plan, Bloomingdale Avenue, green spaces, high line

Bloomingdale Trail: Chicago’s Answer to the “High Line”

Work on the Bloomingdale Trail will begin soon and will transform the old railway into a midwestern "High Line" in Chicago.
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Romney Energy Plan a Massive Pipeline Dream

Mitt Romney released his energy plan today, and touted it as an ambitious agenda to free the United States completely off of overseas…
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Can Privatization Save Detroit’s Transit System?

Andy Didorosi bought three busses a few months ago and hopes to launch The Detroit Bus Company next month. Can privatization save Detroit's…

Crowdsourcing New Ideas for an Old Detroit Icon

Michigan Central Station (MCS, or Michigan Central Depot) stands tall as a monument to the time when Detroit was one of America’s most…
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Delhi Metro is First in the World to Earn Carbon Credits

India has always boasted the longest rail network in the world.  That network is also the fourth most heavily used in the world,…
Centenial Plaza, a transit plaza in (pricey) Mountain View, CA

HUD and EPA Launch Effort to Build Sustainable Communities

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced this week that their agencies launched a grant program that will help build…
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The Future of the US Rail System

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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Google Invests in Bike Powered Pod Transport… Why?

Google put a million bucks into Schweeb, a personal rapid transit startup, but we wish Google had chosen more pressing transportation issues to…
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Political Opposition to High Speed Rail is Beyond Stupidity

High speed rail remains a sort of punching bag when it comes to rhetoric about government spending and America’s unstoppable devotion to the…

5 Years Later: Amtrak Survives Bush, Expands

A look back at trains in the U.S., in 3p, and about rail's role in the future.