Government, Business

Obama Proposes $50 Billion as Part of Infrastructure Plan

President Obama proposed a transportation infrastructure plan last week, including a call for a one-time $50 billion federal investment and the creation of an infrastructure bank.

September 13, 2010
Government, Business

Obama Proposes $50 Billion ‘Infrastructure Bank’

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President Obama has proposed a $50 billion “infrastructure bank” to bolster roads, bridges, rail lines and other innovative transportation projects, news services reported.

September 7, 2010
Government, Business

Pa. Poll Backs More Transportation Funding, Rendell Says

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D) released results of a bipartisan poll that showed majorities of the state’s residents are concerned about transportation and back more funding of infrastructure projects.

August 19, 2010
Government, Business

AASHTO Report Cites Need for More Infrastructure Investment

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

The U.S. freight industry’s growth and the lack of expansion in its transportation system are leading to a “crisis,” according to a new report by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.

July 12, 2010
Government, Business

More Road Projects Planned During Busy Summer Season

President Obama marked the 10,000th road project funded by last year’s stimulus law in Columbus, Ohio, earlier this month, marking the beginning of what is being dubbed “Recovery Summer,” a six-week surge of infrastructure projects funded by the stimulus.

June 29, 2010
Government, Business

Obama Touts 10,000th Infrastructure Project

President Obama touted the 10,000th road project funded by last year’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act at an event Thursday in Columbus, Ohio.

Caitlin Bronson | Special to Transport Topics
June 22, 2010