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Billionaire Starts Fund For Victims Of Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.06.2014 | Green

In light of the devastating wildfires in California, hedge fund billionaire and climate change activist Tom Steyer is launching a new fund to aid vict...

Climate Group Backed By Billionaire Progressive Donor Goes To Koch Brothers' Turf

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

A political action committee backed by the billionaire climate change activist Tom Steyer has made reservations for a new round of TV ads in both Wash...

How Data Will Make Air Travel Safer

Travis Korte | Posted 05.25.2014 | Technology
Travis Korte

There are four important areas where data can be used to make air travel safer: preventing terrorism and crime, stopping mechanical failures, avoiding collisions and improving preparedness for weather-related hazards.

Rejecting Scrooge-Like Transportation Budgets in 2014

Edward Wytkind | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics
Edward Wytkind

The good news is that we can change course -- well, that is if the politicians find the will to do so. They must stop the brinksmanship, reject destructive austerity budgets and start investing in a long-term plan.

Who Are They? Next Gen Donors

Jen Bokoff | Posted 11.13.2013 | Impact
Jen Bokoff

My peers are using their personal identities and skill sets to identify locally-based initiatives that are in line with both their personal and foundation missions and showing their support.

The Future of Global Air Traffic Management

David Melcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
David Melcher

This afternoon at the 2010 Farnborough International Airshow in London, I had the pleasure of hosting a panel of experts from the aviation industry that discussed the critical need for modernizing air traffic management (ATM) systems around the world.

BANK 2.0: Branch Networks under threat!

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

I've spent the better part of the last three months meeting and talking to some of the best and brightest bankers in Australia, Asia, UK and the USA a...

Air Traffic Control Computers Plagued By 'Serious' Problems: M

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — New computers crucial to modernizing the U.S. air traffic control system have run into serious problems and may not be fully operat...

How Do We Fund the Future of Infrastructure?

Steven R. Loranger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steven R. Loranger

We need government and business and citizenry to work together so the critical networks in our skies--and under our feet--will meet the needs of generations to come.

Translating Livability Goals Into Policy

Kathryn Wylde | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kathryn Wylde

Bloomberg has consistently focused on quality of life as an underpinning of his public policy and investment decisions. Nowhere is this more true than with the city's Department of Transportation.

How to Make the President's Jobs Plan Work for New York

Kathryn Wylde | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kathryn Wylde

MEMORANDUM TO: New York State Congressional Delegation FROM: Kathryn S. Wylde RE: How to make the President's jobs plan work for New York DATE: Dec...

A Call for Curtains Up on "NextGen" Air Traffic Control Technology

Kathryn Wylde | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kathryn Wylde

The technology provides uninterrupted, real-time information to air traffic controllers and pilots with exceptional accuracy. Using NextGen, planes can follow pre-determined flight patterns with a deviation no greater than the wingspan of the airplane.

Chicago Could Need New Airport: FAA Chief

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new Chicago airport or a vast expansion of one of the city's existing airports will be necessary to keep pace with booming demand for air travel in ...