Signed into law on June 10, the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act, or WIFIA, is a five-year, $350 million pilot federal loan program for large water and wastewater infrastructure projects designed to encourage P3 delivery in this important market sector.
Sure, he looks nice enough, but Chris Christie sure seemed eager to kill a big, necessary and very green infrastructure project a couple weeks ago. He may — may — be reconsidering.
Nearly 20 years in and several re-designs in, the Moynihan Station project is finally, finally nearly ready to leave the station. Finally. Maybe.
The weekend’s more or less here, although weather-wise it’s strictly Tuesday. This means it’s time to read some interesting — if only tangentially gbNYC-relevant — stuff. What, you were going to work?
Friday afternoons. Can’t live with them, definitely (definitely) could not live without them. At the risk of further damaging your Friday PM productivity, we offer two longish, interesting reads for the weekend to come.
The Golden State’s hotly debated Climate Change Smart Growth Bill, or SB375, which links land use and transportation planning with climate change, will change the way California communities are built and help provide residents a pedestrian-friendly lifestyle near jobs, shopping and entertainment and could ultimately serve as a blueprint for similar pieces of legislation in other states.
The City Council’s infrastructure task force is exploring how solar power could be deployed more extensively across Gotham’s public and private building stock.
The clock is ticking on a decision for the controversial congestion pricing initiative including in Mayor Bloomberg’s PlaNYC 2030.
Newark’s Downtown District Streetscape Improvement Project aims to transform 56 blocks of New Jersey’s largest city’s downtown into a pedestrian destination.
Yesterday’s rush hour chaos in Midtown was an explosive reminder that twenty-first century sustainable building practices are meaningless in the absence of reliable infrastructure able to support a dense urban environment. While Con Edison is spending $20 million this year to maintain New York City’s steam pipes, much of Gotham’s infrastructure- from utilities to mass […]