What lies ahead for the nation’s crumbling inland waterways and marine ports?

The United States (U.S.) has more than 300 commercial marine ports, 12,000 miles of inland and intracoastal waterways and more than 566 million tons move through the inland transportation system annually. A recent report released by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) indicated that, to accommodate the anticipated growth in trade and domestic waterborne …

Is National Harbor a truly successful and effective development?

Features and Benefits of the Development National Harbor, a 300 – acre waterfront development with its $2.1 billion mixed-use community was opened to public in 2008. The Peterson Companies built it and the area includes marinas, variety of restaurants, hotels, commercial and residential spaces. The Harbor is situated in the Prince George’s County, Maryland on …

Areas that lack facilities and deficient of activities in Inner Harbor, Baltimore

Tourism is an important phenomenon that boosts the economy of United States. Urban waterfronts have now become prime catalysts for generating tourism revenue and contributing to local economies. Inner Harbor, Baltimore is a well-known waterfront development that has transformed from a redundant space to the currently existing tourism space. Though Inner Harbor is a successful …

Hope the Fancy Philly's Waterfront Draft be Fulfilled!

Transforming Philadelphia’s Waterfront, the final draft of the Master Plan for the Central Delaware was released and was awaiting for the public feedback until August 25th 2011. The prime areas discussed in the master plan are Washington Avenue, Penn’s Landing, Spring Garden- Festival Pier and Penn Treaty Park Avenue. The highlighting elements of the master …