State’s electric-car owners face $100 fee in lieu of gas tax
The Columbian (WA) – December 25, 2012
Owners of electric cars in Washington state don’t pay for gasoline or gas taxes, but they’re soon going to be hit with a $100 fee to own the battery-operated cars.
Memphis-to-Little Rock high-speed rail to be studied
Memphis Commercial Appeal (TN) – December 22, 2012
The State of Arkansas will study the possibility of high-speed trains traveling up to 200 mph between Memphis and Little Rock and Texarkana, reports the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Pittsburgh properties reassessed higher than those in suburbs
Pittsburgh Post Gazette (PA) – December 22, 2012
Reassessment of Pittsburgh properties far outpaced those in Allegheny County as a whole, according to the latest certified numbers released Friday by the county.
Urban planners to unveil long-term framework for Detroit
Michigan Live – December 21, 2012
Urban planners have been crafting maps and strategies for months, and the framework they’ve come up with in long-term component of the Detroit Works Project is set to be revealed on Jan. 9.