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Infrastructure, Shipping

Port of Long Beach bags $500 million loan

May 6, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

“This $500 million federal investment reflects the President’s continued emphasis on infrastructure that will reduce traffic congestion while enhancing the Port of Long Beach’s ability to handle large container ships to support economic growth in the region and the country,” […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Building America’s Future urges Congress to include infrastructure in next COVID-19 package

May 5, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

The leaders of Building America’s Future sent a letter to the bipartisan Congressional Leadership urging the creation of a federal capital budget to fund infrastructure investment in the next COVID-19 response package. Congress and the Trump Administration are considering a […]


Travel & Public Transit

Transit agencies invest in propane vehicles

April 30, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

Transit fleets looking to decrease their emissions, save budget, and choose a sustainable fuel turn propane autogas. Across America, dozens of transit agencies operate these clean advanced technology vehicles, from Florida’s Broward County Transit and Lee County Transit to Michigan’s […]


Travel & Public Transit

Calif.’s Tri Delta Transit saves 40% on electric bus charging energy costs

April 21, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

Supporting California’s goal to transition all public transit agencies to 100% zero-emission bus fleets by 2040, AMPLY Power is managing the charging of electric buses for Calif.’s Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority, operating under the name Tri Delta Transit. AMPLY […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Infrastructure response to coronavirus full steam ahead

April 1, 2020

Via: Politico

There’s now a full-throated push on from the White House to include infrastructure in the next round of coronavirus legislation. Here’s the presidential proclamation, by way of tweet: “With interest rates for the United States being at ZERO, this is […]


Infrastructure

Why build a subway when there’s room for a streetcar?

March 10, 2020

Via: TreeHugger

If you care about embodied carbon, money or time you don’t dig. But then this is Toronto. In the former Toronto suburb of Etobicoke, Eglinton Avenue West is a fast-moving arterial road that would be perfect for surface transit. But […]


Infrastructure

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 […]