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BLUEPRINT AMERICA
Public Works: Video: Blueprint California

KCET public television in Southern California -- as a part of Blueprint America -- in a two part report following the one-year mark of President Obama's stimulus plan on the question of high-speed rail and the potential of green jobs as the California state budget verges on bankruptcy.

Mar 19th, 2010

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
The Next American System: [VIDEO] The Stop at Visalia

High-speed rail in California, in addition to connecting the state's major cities, will link some 20 smaller cities to the industries and economies of those larger centers. And as train stops were determined, no one wanted to be passed by. Blueprint America followed Mayor Jesus Gamboa as he lobbied the California High-Speed Rail Authority for a train stop for the city of Visalia.

Feb 8th, 2010

Blueprint America
[Preview]

Blueprint America: Beyond the Motor City examines how Detroit, a symbol of America’s diminishing status in the world, may come to represent the future of transportation and progress in America. The film debuts nationally on PBS on February 8 at 10 pm (check local listings).

Dec 18th, 2009

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
Video: City Creek Center

Blueprint America -- with Religion & Ethics Newsweekly on PBS -- in a report on the rebuilding of Salt Lake City -- a private project changing the public landscape.

Nov 6th, 2009

THE NEWSHOUR WITH JIM LEHRER
Video: Politics, Engineering Intersect Over Bay Bridge

In a report from The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, political wrangling can often get in the way of critical infrastructure improvements Case in point: The rebuilding of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Originally aired: Sept. 29, 2009).

Oct 28th, 2009

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
Public Works: [OVERVIEW]

Blueprint America: Public Works is an effort by 18 public television stations across the country that concentrates on the state of their local infrastructure. Communities -- big and small, urban and rural -- are, for the first time, collectively rethinking what it takes to make a place livable. PBS stations are producing radio and television segments, hosting discussions between policy makers and their communities, and offering further content online, all as a part of Blueprint America.

Jun 5th, 2009

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] Choke Point

Blueprint America -- with The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer -- in a two part report looks at the bottlenecks of America's freight rail network, and the communities the trains intersect.

Apr 22nd, 2009

THE DIG
Building Debt

The national credit crisis is hitting the housing market again, this time resulting in bankruptcy -- for builders.

Jan 21st, 2009

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [REPORT] There’s Gas in Them Thar Hills: Marcellus Shale in Northeastern Pennsylvania

Gas exploration has been happening in Pennsylvania since the 1800s. However, a new technology and new price incentives have made possible the exploration of the Marcellus shale. It is a geological formation – the size of Greece – stretching from New York to West Virginia and holding what could become the nation’s most prolific natural gas reservoir.

Jan 16th, 2009
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