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October 21, 2014

Poll: Americans favor public transportation over roads

Overall, 54% prefer focusing on public transit, while four in 10 say the government should focus on expanding and building roads instead. Preference for public transit, though, ranges from 61% of urban residents to 52% of suburbanites and 49% of people in rural areas.


October 8, 2014

Report details needed work to fix Amtrak N.Y. tunnels

The report underscores the urgency to advance the Gateway Program, which includes building new, two-track tunnel capacity under the Hudson River that can help alleviate service impacts to the region as the needed work on the tunnels is underway.


October 3, 2014

HART taps LAN for transit infrastructure projects

The services will include assistance for various types and sizes of projects ranging from transit infrastructure to new transit facilities, including existing facility upgrades and expansions, drainage, roadway, signage and signalization.


April 29, 2014

Secretary Foxx sends transportation bill to Congress

The “Grow America Act” reflects President Obama’s vision for a four-year surface transportation reauthorization bill that would create millions of jobs and lay the foundation for long-term competitiveness.


January 27, 2014

Feds award N.Y. $886M for Sandy repair work

The funds reimburse the MTA for work that is already underway and also enable future projects to be completed.


October 31, 2013

Ontario plans to sell 'green bonds' to fund transit, infrastructure

Finance Minister Charles Sousa said there is a pent-up demand among ecologically minded investors for these bonds, which he hopes will enable the government to pay a lower interest rate than they do on conventional bonds, according to the report.


October 30, 2013

Amtrak's Boardman: Stop taking NEC for granted

Explained that the process of aging and decaying infrastructure is gradually eroding the serviceability of the railroad as underfunding takes its toll. Lost riders and revenues are the clearest manifestation of the problem when a failure occurs.


May 2, 2013

Clean Energy creates maintenance facility unit

Will offer a range of solutions, from basic consulting and design to turnkey modification projects.


March 19, 2013

Report: American infrastructure gets D-plus grade

Six sectors — solid waste, drinking water, wastewater, roads, bridges and rail — each experienced incremental improvements since the last assessment. America’s rail sector saw the largest improvement, moving from a C-minus to a C-plus.


March 6, 2013

Congressional leaders push stricter Buy America rules

Under the Invest in American Jobs Act of 2013, all future highway, bridge, public transit, passenger rail, and airport projects financed by U.S. taxpayers would be stamped “Made in America” and crafted with American workmanship.


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