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Lord Mayor ramps up pressure on premier to set up Olympic infrastructure body

After forging a bipartisan tag-team with the Premier to secure the 2032 Olympic Games for Brisbane, Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has pressured Annastacia Palaszczuk to urgently set up an independent infrastructure agency to oversee major projects and avoid cost blow-outs. “If they go it alone, and make decisions on their own, then it is going … Read more

China alleges U.S. NSA hacked infrastructure, sent data back to HQ

Beijing has for a long time accused the U.S. of carrying out cyberattacks on Chinese targets. But more recently, it has accused the U.S.’s National Security Agency of hacking specific targets. Beebright | Istock | Getty Images China accused a top U.S. spy agency of stealing Chinese user data and infiltrating the country’s telecommunications infrastructure, … Read more

China achieves initial success in new infrastructure construction

China has achieved initial success in new infrastructure construction, which has greatly facilitated the country’s social and economic development over the past decade, officials said Monday. Zhang Zhihua, an official with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), said China has quickened its steps in upgrading information infrastructure as well as advancing infrastructure integration and … Read more

RTL Today – Luxembourg City: New temporary cycle infrastructure opens on Boulevard Prince Henri

25 parking spaces have been removed to make space for the new two-way cycle path which runs alongside the municipal park. In order to improve safety for cyclists in Luxembourg City, the city council has unveiled new transitional infrastructure on Boulevard Prince Henri, which will remain in place until the final development project by Creos … Read more

China’s transport infrastructure greatly improves over last decade: report

China has made notable achievements in its construction of a comprehensive transport system over the last decade, a report from the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. During the 2013-2021 period, the total investment in China’s transport industry topped 27 trillion yuan (about 3.88 trillion U.S. dollars), the report said. By the end of … Read more

Manawatū’s young Māori ward candidates focus on infrastructure, environment and wellbeing

WARWICK SMITH/Stuff Maori ward candidate Khan Ngarotata-Hansen speaks at a ‘Meet The Candidate’ event in Feilding, while his opponent Bridget Bell, left, looks on. Two young candidates are vying to represent the Māori ward in Manawatū in the next local elections. Ngā Tapuae o Matangi Māori ward candidates Bridget Bell and Khan Ngarotata-Hansen, both in … Read more

Visualizing how current Chicago infrastructure fails people walking and biking – Streetsblog Chicago

Recall my question from earlier: “Does the infrastructure force drivers to slow down?” There is nothing about this crosswalk that leverages risk homeostasis to make drivers slow down. The only features here that even indicate the presence of a crosswalk – a sign and some paint – have no teeth. Safety at crosswalks like these … Read more

Tap Into More Bike Infrastructure Funding

Looking to combat climate change and create healthier, more robust communities in the process, more cities are interested in funding safer streets for people walking and bicycling. Luckily, federal funds allocated under the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) are available for projects that expand travel choices, strengthen local economies, improve quality of life and protect the … Read more

Road diets one of many options on the menu for bike infrastructure in BG – BG Independent News

By JAN LARSON McLAUGHLIN BG Independent News Road diets, a downtown bike bypass, and more use of pedestrian beacons could help motorists and bicyclists better share roadways in Bowling Green. Infrastructure options for bicyclists are being examined in an updated bicycling study by Mannik & Smith in Bowling Green.  A road diet in Bowling Green … Read more