Study ranks Louisville area high for use of ‘deficient’ bridges
The Courier-Journal (Ky.), October 18, 2011
Among metropolitan areas with populations between 1 million and 2 million people, the Louisville area ranked third in average daily traffic on deficient bridges, according to the Metropolitan Bridge Rankings from the Washington, D.C.-based Transportation for America.
Zappos putting its stamp on downtown Las Vegas
Las Vegas Sun, October 18, 2011
Hundreds of his employees are donating time to brainstorm ideas for new music venues and restaurants. They’re looking at ways to improve schools — a key to convincing families to live downtown — and attract tech companies, with the unspoken goal of developing a mini-Silicon Valley near City Hall.
More Than 300 Public Transit Projects Receive Federal Funds
Governing, October 17, 2011
In all, $928.5 million was awarded for fiscal year 2011 transit improvements. Projects include new buses, equipment, garages and bike programs for various municipalities and transportation authorities.