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BLUEPRINT AMERICA
America in Gridlock: [REPORT] ‘Disappearmarks,’ or what ever happened to that $6 billion for transportation?

Remember your old friend, The Bill? That lovable Schoolhouse Rocks' character? Well... He's gone missing. And the ransom: $6.5 billion... Or he gets it.Maybe that's a little extreme. But, the Sunlight Foundation, a non-profit government watchdog, reported this week that there was "$6.5 billion worth of unspent earmarks from the most recent transportation funding bill" passed in 2005. The group is calling the unspent money, "Disappearmarks."

Jul 21st, 2010

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
Profiles from the Recession: [VIDEO] Redfields to Greenfields

Many commercial real estate loans across the country will mature soon, and community banks will feel the strain if property owners can’t pay. Georgia Tech Professor Ellen Dunham-Jones, author of Retrofitting Suburbia, explains the benefits of turning properties in the red, green.

Jul 20th, 2010

NEED TO KNOW
Profiles from the Recession: [VIDEO] Elizabeth Warren: The next real estate crisis

Alison Stewart sits down with Elizabeth Warren, attorney, Harvard Law professor and chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel, in a Blueprint America special report about the potential of a national commercial real estate foreclosure crisis.

Jul 16th, 2010

PBS NEWSHOUR
Profiles from the Recession: [VIDEO] Dubuque Smart City: With stimulus, putting the small town back to work

An old factory town in Iowa eyes 'green' future, improved livability -- making good on the President's stimulus plan one year later.

Jun 18th, 2010

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
Profiles from the Recession: [VIDEO] Dubuque Smart City: The green gamble

The residents of Dubuque, Iowa, have signed onto a unique experiment to revitalize their city though a focus on sustainability. Local historian and museum director Jerry Enzler shares a little bit of the background -- where Dubuque came from -- and how and why this focus on sustainability is important for his city’s future.

Jun 17th, 2010

THE BLUEPRINT AMERICA SCREENING TOUR
on the road: [BLOG] FIFTEEN MILES ON THE ERIE CANAL

Next stop on the Blueprint America Screening Tour: Buffalo!

Jun 8th, 2010

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
Profiles from the Recession: [OVERVIEW] Profiles from the Recession

PROFILES FROM THE RECESSION, a collection of BLUEPRINT AMERICA video and transcribed reports from the field, looks at recovery from this Recession with stories on transportation and the country's infrastructure (its planning, design, and livability).

May 22nd, 2010

THE BLUEPRINT AMERICA SCREENING TOUR
on the road: HOME

Following its PBS broadcast this February, BLUEPRINT AMERICA: Beyond the Motor City hits the road this May and June for a screening tour across the United States to communities wanting to host public screenings of the film...and to join the conversation about the future of transportation in America.

Mar 30th, 2010

THE BLUEPRINT AMERICA SCREENING TOUR
on the road: 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.

Mar 30th, 2010
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