New Orleans plans to invest $1.1 billion in construction projects over the next five years. More than half of the funding, $706 million, would go to build a new terminal for the Louis Armstrong International Airport. The city's Planning Commission has approved the plan, but funding needs to be found from an array of sources.
New Orleans advances $1 billion construction plan including new airport terminal
Pedestrian-friendly “Slow Streets” pilot starts on Earth Day 2019.
Transparent wood, self-cooling walls, bricks that filter air pollutants among the technological breakthroug...
Variations include laboratory test method for determining rate of air leakage.
Even if power goes green, transportation will still be a major emissions source.
Developer prompts new rules to use rainwater for heating and air conditioning.
Regulation would mandate signs warning that buildings could be unsafe during earthquakes.
State also repeals business furniture flammability standard.
Penalties total $2.7 million.
Atlantic City, Annapolis among communities affected.
Reduced speed limits, traffic calming, better education seen as keys to improvement.