Private rail planhas public concernsIn the July 19 editorial regarding All Aboard Florida federal loan objections, you ask: “Since when, exactly, is public investment that benefits private enterprise necessarily a problem?
Commissioner takes on All Aboard Florida in debate
Indian River County Commissioner Bob Solari took on All Aboard Florida in a debate Wednesday. The Vero Beach Country Club was packed as both sides answered questions and talked about issues of the high-speed rail project, anticipated to cost several billion dollars. The railway that will eventually connect Miami to Orlando will go through Indian River County, but it won't make a stop there. The ...
Denis Napthine is buying votes with our money
Incumbency delivers many benefits for political parties as they approach elections, not least of which is running advertising campaigns on the public tab. Take, for example, the Moving Victoria campaign promoting the Napthine government’s transport vision splendid.
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USS AMERICA, AT SEA -- The hangar bay of the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) stood quiet as Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, standing beside the Honorable Michael Hammer, U.S. Ambassador to Chile, addressed hundreds of Marines and sailors with America and Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force South, during a visit aboard the ship in the Strait of Magellan, Aug. 19.
The Dallas-To-Houston Bullet Train Could Change Everything
For years, the Japanese company behind the world’s first and busiest high-speed rail system has been itching to enter the U.S. high-speed rail market, hoping to sell one of the world’s ripest passenger rail markets on its breathtakingly fast Shinkansen bullet trains.
Big data is transforming every industry, from health and education, to farming and energy
Big data is already making a big impact all over the world. Large corporations, world organizations, and governments have hopped aboard the big data bandwagon, hoping to utilize new sources of data to improve operations and increase productivity among many other reasons. It's easy to see from the latest technology news how such massive organizations can benefit from big data considering their ...
Business Briefs 8-22-14
Cape Cod Healthcare has released its FY 2015 Annual Strategic Grant Request for Proposals, part of an annual competitive grant process focused on meeting unmet health needs of Barnstable County residents.