Federal funding for highway and transit projects is stuck in neutral due to Congressional gridlock but there’s another infrastructure issue that affects us where we live.
Hurricane Irene, Superstorm Sandy, and last October’s ice storm have clearly demonstrated to PSE&G officials that global warming is a reality.
Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.
Responding to a complaint that mass transit in Pennsylvania’s urban areas is too heavily supported with state dollars, the state transportation secretary says motorists in those urban areas also subsidize roads in rural areas – and at a higher rate.
The 309 Expressway has been under construction for the last few years and most of it is complete. However, PennDOT inspectors have discovered small, hairline cracks on concrete bridge decks of several bridges.
Chris talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe about a Politico article asking if Rick Perry is dumb, Gerri Willis about the appointment of Alan Krueger to the head of the White House Council of Economic Advisors and announced that he will interview former Vice President Dick Cheney on September 6th.
Philadelphia may be in line for $100 million in state money for private development projects courtesy of outgoing Governor Ed Rendell, although some of those projects could be short-circuited by the incoming governor.