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Vehicles

3 Things You Need to Know About Electric Buses

September 30, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

Electric bus use is growing, with nearly half of municipal buses on the road globally expected to be electric by 2025 and the size of the U.S. electric bus market projected to reach $1.95 billion by 2024. With all this […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Mass. Governor files $18B transportation bond bill

July 29, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito filed a transportation bond bill seeking $18 billion in additional capital authorization to invest in building and modernizing a transportation system that meets the needs of residents, businesses, and cities and towns […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Infrastructure meeting goes off the rails

May 23, 2019

Via: Politico

INFRASTRUCTURE MEETING MELTDOWN: It wasn’t an unexpected outcome, but it did go down in dramatic fashion. A Wednesday morning White House meeting on infrastructure policy was derailed after President Donald Trump took umbrage at remarks by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi […]


Infrastructure

It’s Infrastructure Week. No, really.

May 13, 2019

Via: Politico

IT’S INFRASTRUCTURE WEEK: No, really. The official Infrastructure Week put on by a group of trade associations, unions, think tanks and companies kicks off Monday. It’s well timed. The event comes as attention in D.C. is already squarely focused on […]


Infrastructure

ASCE Releases Infrastructure Grades for Iowa and California

May 9, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ newly released infrastructure report cards for Iowa and California reveal the condition of those states’ underlying frameworks are just average. Iowa received an overall C on its report card, issued May 2, reflecting a […]


Infrastructure

Infrastructure Week Shines Spotlight on Resilience, Modernization

May 8, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

After recent hurricanes destroyed transportation corridors in the Southeast part of the country, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Democrats on Capitol Hill ramped up their calls for rebuilding infrastructure that would be far more resilient. They argue that […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Schumer’s gas tax stance slims infrastructure hopes

April 30, 2019

Via: Politico

THE BUILD UP: Infrastructure advocates have been hyping up today’s meeting between Trump and a dozen Democratic congressional leaders. Neil Bradley, a U.S. Chamber of Commerce executive, said it could be “historic” and drew comparisons to President Ronald Reagan and […]


Infrastructure

All eyes on White House ahead of infrastructure meeting

April 29, 2019

Via: Politico

THE MAIN EVENT: Forget the Mueller report for a moment. Cast aside your hot takes on Joe Biden entering the presidential race. The big news of the week is the meeting between Trump and congressional Democrats on infrastructure. The Portland […]


Infrastructure

Trump, Democrats plan infrastructure sit-down

April 12, 2019

Via: Politico

SIT-DOWN COMING SOON: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Trump are planning to meet in the next few weeks to talk infrastructure, a sign the leaders are still hopeful about pushing a bipartisan plan even as […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Partisan Disagreements Persist Over Infrastructure Funding Mechanism

March 14, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — The leaders of the congressional committees tasked with crafting an infrastructure policy bill continue to disagree over a sustainable approach for ensuring the country’s transportation network is funded long term. While Republicans express support for a vehicle-miles-traveled fee […]