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Obama's Infrastructure Plan Could Boost Aging NYC

$4 trillion budget proposal includes a big increase in spending on infrastructure - and some say it's just in time.
President Barack Obama proposed a record-high budget of $4 trillion Monday. It includes his plan to upgrade the nation's aging bridges and roads by boosting transportation spending by some 30% over the next six years.
 

Sandy Report Details New York's Storm Needs

Updates with detailed description of Rockefeller Foundation, adds brief description of scope of Sandy on tunnels, subways.

Floodgates for tunnels, subways and airports as well as a network of safe havens like old Civil Defense shelters should be among quick, simple preventive measures New York installs for future storms, according to the full report by an expert panel examining Superstorm Sandy's effects in New York.