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The Next American System: [MAP] High-Speed Rail America

A map of what high-speed rail might look like in America -- but, it is a slow train coming.

Jan 12th, 2010

The Next American System: [VIDEO] Detroit Town Hall

From Detroit Public Television (DPTV) -- Detroit's transportation future plays a starring role in Blueprint America: Beyond the Motor City. DPTV and the Kresge Foundation recently hosted a screening and panel discussion at the Detroit Public Library.

Jan 6th, 2010

Blueprint America

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

Blueprint America Clip Reel

A look at the infrastructure of Blueprint America -- a video overview of the PBS reporting series on transportation and infrastructure in America.

Dec 17th, 2009

White House: Better safe than sorry on rail-transit

Or, once you’re sorry you better be safe. That is the line U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is taking after introducing Tuesday the Administration's plan to take over safety regulation of the nation's subway and light-rail systems. This follows, among other recent incidents, the June 22 Metro crash in Washington, D.C., that killed nine people and injured dozens more.

Dec 10th, 2009

The Next American System: [OVERVIEW] The Next American System

Through two documentary projects (BEYOND THE MOTOR CITY and ROAD TO THE FUTURE), Blueprint America interviews today's thinkers and tells the stories of everyday Americans as an older country looks for its next move. As simplistic an idea as it may seem, a new transportation system could be the answer.

Dec 4th, 2009

The Next American System: [VIDEO] The Streetblogger

Aaron Naparstek, Editor-in-Chief of the Online transportation news source Streetsblog, in an interview with Blueprint America about the way transportation is looked at in New York City and the rest of the country.

Nov 24th, 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

Public Works: Video: Blueprint North Carolina

North Carolina is among the fastest growing states in America. UNC-TV -- as a part of Blueprint America -- looks at North Carolina's most pressing concerns around transportation infrastructure and creative solutions for the future.

Oct 29th, 2009
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