Smart Growth Expert Says Bus Rapid Transit Fits New Development Trends

Cities are developing differently, and bus rapid transit systems fit into these new development patterns, said Roger Millar, vice president of Smart Growth America, a Washington, D.C.-based organization that advocates for planned growth. Millar addressed a symposium this week “Mason & Our Housing Future,” sponsored by the Fort Collins Board of Realtors. The event focused…

Secretary Foxx Announces $474 Million for 52 TIGER 2013 Projects in 37 States

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today that 52 projects in 37 states will receive approximately $474 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) discretionary grants this year from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Among these, 25 projects funded at $123.4 million are designated for projects in rural areas of the country, including…