Infrastructure

Government, Business

Watch TT's Eugene Mulero Talk Infrastructure on C-SPAN

TT's Eugene Mulero will appear on C-SPAN's Washington Journal TT's Eugene Mulero live on C-SPAN's Washington Journal (via c-span.org)

Transport Topics reporter Eugene Mulero was a guest on C-SPAN's Washington Journal program Feb. 15, discussing infrastructure funding and taking calls from viewers. Click here for a link to watch a replay of the interview.

Transport Topics
February 15, 2019
Government, Safety, TCA

Ohio DOT Chief Paints Dire Picture of State’s Infrastructure Funding

Ohio Construction taking place along Interstate 270 in Ohio. (Ohio DOT)

The state transportation director gave Ohio lawmakers a blunt assessment of Ohio’s road construction money situation Feb. 13, and it wasn’t pretty.

Jim Siegel | The Dispatch (Columbus, Ohio)
February 13, 2019
Government, Business

ATA President Chris Spear Urges Senate Panel to Fund Infrastructure Projects Long Term

ATA President Chris Spear ATA President Chris Spear by Al Drago/Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — Sustainable funding for construction and maintenance of large-scale infrastructure projects nationwide is needed to address wasted economic productivity from traffic congestion and the potential harm older structures pose to drivers, the top executive of American Trucking Associations told a Senate committee Feb. 13.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 13, 2019
Government

ATA President Chris Spear Testifying at Senate Infrastructure Hearing

ATA President Chris Spear ATA President Chris Spear testifies Feb. 13, 2019. (Senate Commerce Committee)

American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear appeared before the Senate Commerce Committee on Feb. 13 to outline myriad concerns within the freight industry about the country’s infrastructure. Testimony has concluded; read Spear's opening statement.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 13, 2019
Government, Business

Trump Calls Infrastructure Investment ‘A Necessity’

President Donald Trump delivers State of the Union Address Doug Mills/Pool via Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump called investment in infrastructure “a necessity,” but a detailed articulation of a vision for rebuilding the country’s crumbling roads and bridges was absent from a much-anticipated State of the Union address that focused primarily on security concerns and immigration policy.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 5, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

UPS Freight President Rich McArdle Optimistic Infrastructure Bill Will Advance

Quote from Rich McArdle of UPS Freight

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and the current divided Congress create an opportunity for advancing a long-term infrastructure policy measure in the near future, UPS Freight President Rich McArdle said at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce event Feb. 5.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 5, 2019
Government

House Policymakers to Debate Infrastructure Costs Feb. 7

Highway congestion The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine via YouTube

Transportation authorizers in the U.S. House of Representatives have scheduled a hearing on Feb. 7 to kick off debate on an infrastructure policy measure that would address big-picture concerns across the freight and commuter sectors.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
January 31, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

Public Transit, Housing Merit Inclusion in Infrastructure Bill, Rep. Adriano Espaillat Says

Adriano Espaillat Adriano Espaillat speaks at a press conference in front of Capitol Hill in 2018. (Alex Brandon/Associated Press)

With the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee prepping to debate a long-term infrastructure bill, one of the panel’s newest faces intends to push transit and housing priorities throughout the process.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
January 31, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

FHWA Nominee Nicole Nason Says All Options on the Table for Infrastructure Funding

FHWA nominee Nicole Nason FHWA nominee Nicole Nason (c-span.org)

WASHINGTON — When policymakers craft their next transportation reauthorization bill, they should consider every available tool that would result in long-term funding for infrastructure projects, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Federal Highway Administration told a Senate panel Jan. 29.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
January 29, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Infrastructure Bill a Priority in 2019, Rep. Drew Ferguson Says

Rep. Drew Ferguson Rep. Drew Ferguson (Mike Gibson Versatile Photography)

ATLANTA — A major new infrastructure bill is doable in 2019, despite the lack of new federal revenue to fund it, said U.S. Rep. Drew Ferguson (R-Ga.), speaking at the 28th annual meeting of SMC3 Jump Start on Jan. 28.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
January 28, 2019

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