Infrastructure
Government

Marcia Hale: 'Great Progress' on Infrastructure

Marcia Hale, president at Building America's Future, tells Eugene Mulero about her reaction to DOT Secretary Elaine Chao's kickoff event remarks, and what she's watching for during Infrastructure Week.

Transport Topics
May 15, 2017
Government, Business

Traffic Woes Underscore Infrastructure Needs

TOMS BROOK, Va. — On a dreary overcast afternoon this month, a several-miles-long traffic jam was forming quickly on Interstate 81.

Eric Miller and Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporters
May 15, 2017
Government

AFL-CIO's Tom Trotter on Trump's Infrastructure Plan

Tom Trotter, legislative affairs representative for the AFL-CIO, talks with TT's Eugene Mulero about the cost of inaction on infrastructure, a funding balance in Trump’s plan, and the role of P3s.

Transport Topics
May 9, 2017
Government

Ed Mortimer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on a Possible Higher Gas Tax

Ed Mortimer the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Director of Transportation Infrastructure talks about a possible higher gas tax.

Transport Topics
May 2, 2017
Government, Business

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Coming in Summer, Chao Says

Erin Thayer/Bloomberg News

The Trump administration is targeting early summer to unveil a long-term infrastructure bill, meaning that the president will not deliver on a campaign promise to put forth a plan within his first 100 days. But the White House provided some clarity on when the nation can expect to hear details on the promised 10-year, $1 trillion plan.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 1, 2017
Government, Business

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Likely Out Early Summer, Rep. Graves Says

Photo by Jon Ortiz

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s long-term funding proposal for fixing and modernizing the country’s infrastructure will likely be unveiled early in the summer, Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.), a senior transportation policymaker, said April 26.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Government, Business

Trump Wants $200 Billion for Infrastructure, OMB Director Says

Chip Somodevilla/Pool via Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump plans to propose spending about $200 billion in taxpayer dollars on an infrastructure development plan that would leverage private financing, his budget director said, adding that the plan won’t be ready until this fall.

Jennifer Epstein and Mark Niquette | Bloomberg News
April 21, 2017
Government, Business

Infrastructure Funding Inaction Raises ‘Possibility of Catastrophic Failure’ Says Siemens Executive

Failing to fund upkeep for infrastructure systems increases the likelihood of epic disruptions to the flow of goods and people, a senior official with Siemens Rail said in a recent interview with Transport Topics.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 20, 2017
Government, Business

Timing for Trump’s Infrastructure Plan ‘Up In the Air,’ White House Official Says

Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News

It remains unclear when the Trump administration intends to unveil a $1 trillion proposal that would invest in infrastructure projects over several years, the White House’s leader on infrastructure affairs told the Wall Street Journal this week.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
Government, Business

Road Plan Expected in May

Aaron Ellis/American Association of Port Authorities

WASHINGTON — A $1 trillion infrastructure funding plan President Donald Trump intends to unveil would seek to connect private investors with officials who manage big-ticket projects, the country’s top transportation officer told port executives April 5.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 10, 2017

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