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Infrastructure

In the News


PUBLIC SAFETY
Health
Detroit Looks to Health Law to Ease Costs
Health Care Law Raises Pressure on Public Unions
Record Medical School Enrollment but Country Still Short of Doctors
County Health Department Feasibility Study
Why We Need a Public Health Department in Lancaster County
Lancaster General Health to Join University of PA Health System
Let’s Follow Lititz’s Lead In Fight vs. Heroin

Police
Crime Commission Survey
Cocalico Proposes New Look at Police
Violent Crime

Prison System
A Conservative Case for Prison Reform
Parole Boards Use Software to Predict Repeat Offenders
Curbing Inmate Round Trips
Prison To Build Or Not To Build
A State Cuts Jail Time for Probation Violators, and Costs
Jailers Step Up Focus on Recidivism


SCHOOLS
Schools Issues
Creating Communities of Learning - Schools and Smart Growth
Basic Principles of School Funding

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
Stubborn Skills Gap in America’s Work Force
Growing Goals

Various Schools
What is Driving Cuts in Curriculum at Manheim Township


TRANSPORTATION
Amtrak
Amtrak CEO Calls for Public Money
How to ‘Grow’ the Keystone Corridor
Train Report Cites Poor Safety
New Amtrak Bill Still Means the Same Old Funding Debate
New Locomotives for Keystone Service
Pittsburgh from Here by Train?

Parking
Cities Cut Parking Mandates

Pedestrian Safety
Varied Routes to Safer Streets

RRTA
RRTA to Operate Berks Transit Authority

Transportation Issues
If You Are in a Hurry Don’t Go Here
Pennsylvania Depreciates
Transportation Costs and the American Dream
Corridor One Isn’t Dead
Grave Concerns About Privatizing Turnpike
More Pa. Roads May Charge Toll
Leasing Turnpike Not the Way to Go in PA
Rough Road Ahead For Private Pike
Strasburg Pike Bridge Replacement
Study Seeks Rt.72 Solutions
Turnpike: Time for Tolls on 1-80
Penn Halts Road Extension Project
Use of Public Transit in US Reaches Highest Level Since 1956 Advocates Report
Breaking Gap’s Bottleneck
Washington Retail District’s Future Rides on Streetcars
Modes Less Traveled -  Bicycling and Walking to Work in the US 2008-2012
Streetcar Revival Is Wavering in Some Cities


WASTE
Sewer System
Act 11 Helps Water Utilities Expand Wastewater Assets
Cleaner Water
Solid Waste Management - A Model for Managing Our Water Resources


WATER SUPPLY/TREATMENT
Water Leaks Drain Cities