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BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] Keep on Trucking?

Blueprint America -- with NOW on PBS -- in a report with correspondent Miles O'Brien looks at the massive amount of freight moved throughout the country -- by trucks and by trains. But the aging infrastructure they run on needs more investment. Still, in these economic times money is hard to come by -- if the economy is to improve, though, the freight system that moves the country's goods needs to keep moving.

Aug 31st, 2009

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] Clean Coal?

With carbon emissions caps on the Obama Administration's agenda, coal is at the center of the energy debate. NOW's Senior Correspondent Maria Hinojosa goes to Wyoming to report on the state's coal industry, and its assertion that it can produce "clean coal" -- coal that can be burned without releasing carbon into the atmosphere.

Apr 15th, 2009

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] Stimulus Roadblock?

President Barack Obama's stimulus money is about to be distributed, but will it be spent in the way it is intended? One alarming example: Mass transit. Cities and states, strapped for money, are cutting back on mass transit even as it becomes more popular with Americans. At the same time, President Obama is calling for increased mass transit as a necessary step toward energy independence. Blueprint America -- with NOW on PBS -- reports from North Carolina to see what the future holds for the country's mass transit systems in these financial times.

Feb 13th, 2009

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] Power Struggle

Will green energy happen? Blueprint America -- with NOW on PBS -- looks at the reality of renewables -- energy generated from natural resources such as sunlight, wind, and rain.

Jan 15th, 2009

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] Driven to Despair

With gas prices spiking and home values crumbling, the American working class dream of a cheap commute to work from ever-appreciating houses on the fringes of suburbia has become more like an American nightmare.

Oct 10th, 2008

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [TIMELINE] Driven to Despair: Los Angeles — City on the move

A history of transit in the Los Angeles area as the city modernized at the turn of the 20th Century through today.

Oct 10th, 2008

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [VIDEO] Driven to Despair: The Long Commute

Audel Vilda is struggling to reconcile high gas prices, a crushing drop in the value of his home and his desire to spend more time with his family.

Oct 10th, 2008

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [TERMS] Driven to Despair: Exurbia, New Urbanism, TODs

Transportation terms defined.

Oct 10th, 2008

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