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BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] The Wrong Track: 14 Stories Underground

Blueprint America correspondent Rick Karr speaks with Edward Kennedy, Chief Tunnel Engineer of the East Side Access Tunnel in New York City, about the construction of the Long Island Railroad access tunnel that will run from Queens to Grand Central Station in Manhattan -- 140 feet underground.

Dec 15th, 2008

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] The Wrong Track: The Saga of the 2nd Avenue Subway (1975)

This 51st State report, which originally aired in 1975 on Channel Thirteen in New York, looks at New York City's repeated attempts to complete a second subway line on the East Side of Manhattan. The project is still not finished after over a half-century of delays.

Dec 12th, 2008

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [RADIO] The Delaware Aqueduct’s sprung a leak!

The longest tunnel in the world supplies New York City with drinking water - and it's leaking. Blueprint America correspondent Rick Karr takes a look at the catastrophe that's unfolding several hundred feet underground.

Oct 24th, 2008

WEEKEND AMERICA
Audio: Extended Interviews

Blueprint America correspondent Rick Karr in extended interviews with the Deputy Commissioner of NYC Department of Environmental Protection in the Bureau of Water Supply and a staff attorney with the environmental advocacy group Riverkeeper regarding the leak in the Delaware aqueduct.

Oct 24th, 2008

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] The Price of Decay

In Pennsylvania, there are nearly 6,000 bridges in disrepair – the most in the nation. According to the Federal Highway Administration, 39 percent of bridges in the state are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete. In the first segment of a five part series on infrastructure in the U.S., NewsHour Senior Correspondent Ray Suarez reports with Blueprint America on Pennsylvania's aging bridges.

Oct 15th, 2008

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] The Big Dig

In the last segment of a five part series on infrastructure in the U.S., NewsHour Senior Correspondent Ray Suarez reports with Blueprint America on the critical lessons learned from Boston's Big Dig.

Oct 15th, 2008

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] Ed Rendell: The Infrastructure Governor

Gov. Ed Rendell (D., PA) is an advocate for reforming infrastructure policy and practice in both his state and throughout the rest of America. In Pennsylvania, Gov. Rendell has proposed varying measures to improve the state’s infrastructure, which rates particularly poor in road and bridge quality, from tolling to privatizing public roads.

Oct 14th, 2008

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] The Big Builder

Fred Salvucci, commonly referred to as "The father of the Big Dig," about his thoughts on the largest, most expensive U.S. infrastructure project to date.

Oct 14th, 2008
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