News Tagged With: infrastructure
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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.


December 12, 2012

Rendell urges creation of a commission on infrastructure needs

Building America's Future co-chair was joined at POLITICO transportation summit by other leaders in the transportation and infrastructure arena for a discussion about priorities for 2013 and a review of the year in transportation policy.


May 23, 2012

Canada, province to study commuter rail link

The funding agreement follows the federal government's commitment in Budget 2011 to co-fund the study with Ontario, reaffirming its support for the Peterborough Commuter Rail Project. The federal contribution will be provided through the Building Canada Fund – Major Infrastructure Component, a program under the Building Canada Plan.


November 28, 2011

FHWA provides $215M for road, bridge repairs

The money will reimburse states for fixing or replacing highways, bridges and other roadway structures. Costs associated with detours, debris removal and other immediate measures necessary to restore traffic flow in impacted areas are also eligible.


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