Dec/Jan 2006-07

January 11, 2007

San Diego Rejects Proposal for New Airport, Faces Few Options to Ease Burden on Lindbergh

With an aging, overcrowded airport and no land for new tarmac, San Diego needs some creative regional solutions to its air travel dilemmas, says UCSD's Steve Erie.

January 11, 2007

MIR Readers Share Predictions for Investment of Infrastructure Bond Funds in 2007

With $40 billion to spend and nearly limitless need for repair and expansion of California's infrastructure, MIR readers share their hopes for 2007.

January 11, 2007

Buenos Aires Grapples with Creative Solutions to Congestion, Growth, and Land-Use Planning

MIR speaks with transportation planner Francisco Ortiz about efforts to maintain the character of, and accomodate explosive growth in, South America's European gem.

January 11, 2007

Maersk Line Adopts Voluntary Initiatives to Mitigate Ship Pollution at L.A. Ports

The world's largest sea cargo carrier is setting the pace for the greening of the shipping industry and of L.A.'s ports.

January 11, 2007

Caltrans to Play Key Role in State Strategic Growth Plan Implementation

Caltrans Deputy Director Gregg Albright describes the agency's approach to the hurculean task of building the transportation infrastructure mandated by the state's Strategic Growth Plan.


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