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MBTA unveils plan to accelerate rail infrastructure projects

February 10, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

Boston’s MBTA unveiled plans to accelerate infrastructure projects for several subway and commuter rail lines during calendar year 2020 to improve service, safety, and reliability on a faster timeline. The projects will include additional diversions of weekend service on all […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Trump bows to the inevitable on infrastructure

February 5, 2020

Via: Politico

Two years ago, Trump stood in the House chamber and called on Congress to produce a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill. On Tuesday night, during this year’s State of the Union and two years wiser about the ways of Washington, it […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Infrastructure in no man’s land ahead of SOTU

February 4, 2020

Via: Politico

Federal infrastructure policy is in a partisan no man’s land going into President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address tonight. The White House, which tried to push its own ideas for infrastructure during the first two years of the […]


Infrastructure

Members lining up to get their priorities into infrastructure bill

January 31, 2020

Via: Politico

House Transportation Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) is already getting an earful from his fellow members after joining Nancy Pelosi to roll out House Democrats’ infrastructure plans. As our Tanya Snyder reports, he’s facing an onslaught of member asks on priorities […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Democrats’ infrastructure plans brimming with climate action

January 29, 2020

Via: Politico

House Democrats are rolling out an infrastructure framework today, anchored by Transportation Chairman Peter DeFazio’s surface transportation bill, which POLITICO got a draft of. The climate-centric proposal will be a radical departure from past highway-era bills, DeFazio said. “It is […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Washington state report recommends VMT to fund highway system

January 28, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

A new report by the state of Washington highlights the necessity and benefits of moving away from fuel taxes and transitioning to a Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) system to fund the state’s highway system. The Washington State Transportation Commission, after […]


Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

FTA awards grants for BRT projects in Fla., N.Y.

January 28, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a $26.9 million grant to Albany, N.Y.’s Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) for the River Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, as well as a $16.6 million grant to the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) […]


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Bloomberg goes big on infrastructure

January 22, 2020

Via: Politico

A week after putting out a clean transportation plan that would boost electric vehicles, the former New York mayor and presidential candidate is releasing an infrastructure plan. As our Tanya Snyder analyzes, it’s an ambitious $1.2 trillion, 10-year blueprint for […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Trump on the brain as Democrats ready new infrastructure push

November 15, 2019

Via: Politico

THE ‘TRUMP FACTOR’ IN DEMOCRATS’ NEW INFRASTRUCTURE PUSH: Drag your Infrastructure Week jokes out of the closet again, folks. House Democrats held a caucus meeting Thursday on their plans for infrastructure and trade, which appear to be what they want […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

House Democrats gear up for another shot at infrastructure

November 14, 2019

Via: Politico

DEMOCRATS GEAR UP FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PUSH: House Democrats hope to reset with a $1 trillion infrastructure package, after talks fell apart with the White House in May. As our Tanya Snyder scooped, Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s plan “appears to be a […]