Moira Connell

Light Reads: Independence Day 2024

June 28, 2024 / Comments Off on Light Reads: Independence Day 2024

To celebrate Independence Day, this week’s Present Value post features a curated selection of holiday events and regional news. Our team has gathered a mix of festive activities and important updates to keep you informed and engaged. We hope this round-up enhances your July 4th celebrations. Wishing everyone a safe and joyous Independence Day!  Upcoming […]

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The State of High-Speed, Intercity Rail

June 14, 2024 / Comments Off on The State of High-Speed, Intercity Rail

The implementation of high-speed rail (HSR) networks can greatly reduce the travel time between big cities, with the optimal travel distance ranging from around 100 to 500 miles. However, in addition to its most intuitive use, intercity travel, HSR can also be used for daily commuting. It’s fast, reliable, frequent, and riders are free from […]

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Doom Loop or Boom Loop

June 13, 2024 / Comments Off on Doom Loop or Boom Loop

Doom Loop or Boom Loop: Work from Home and the Challenges Facing America’s Big Cities,” coauthored by Richard Voith, David Stanek, and Hyojin Lee, is part of the Volcker Alliance’s series on state and local budgeting in the COVID era. The paper addresses the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which spurred a massive shift […]

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