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Infrastructure in the News 11.10.16

News Roundup
BAF IN THE NEWS

 

Politico Pro: After the Trumpquake, an infrastructure 'healing?' (BAF quoted – full article follows Morning Tranpsortation)

https://www.politicopro.com/tipsheets/morning-transportation/2016/11/infrastructure-healing-020067

Building America’s Future Supports Action on Infrastructure Investment in First 100 Days

Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – November 9, 2016 – Marcia Hale, President of Building America’s Future, congratulated President-elect Donald Trump, and expressed the organization’s commitment to work with him on improving the nation’s roads, bridges, rails and transit.  She also noted the success of dozens of local ballot initiatives around the country that sought to increase revenue or funding for transportation infrastructure. 

Infrastructure in the News 11.9.16

News Roundup
BAF IN THE NEWS

 

WAVE3 News: The Dangers of America's Aging Infrastructure

(Features a brief quote from Ray LaHood saying the infrastructure in the U.S. is ‘on life support’)

http://www.wave3.com/story/33667748/the-dangers-of-americas-aging-infrastructure

Infrastructure in the News 11.8.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

 

Washington Post: Nearly 20 percent of U.S. drivers are over 65: are America's roads ready for them?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/cars/nearly-20-percent-of-us-drivers-are-over-65-are-americas-roads-ready-for-them/2016/11/07/1b70f292-a51b-11e6-ba46-53db57f0e351_story.html

Infrastructure in the News 11.7.16

News Roundup
BAF IN THE NEWS

Reuters: School, infrastructure bond measures fill U.S. ballots (w/ quotes from Kerry O’Hare)

http://kfgo.com/news/articles/2016/nov/04/school-infrastructure-and-weed-bond-measures-fill-us-ballots/

Infrastructure in the News 11.4.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

 

Washington Post: Cross-country trips in electric cars are about to get easier

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2016/11/03/cross-country-road-trips-in-electric-cars-are-about-to-get-easier/

President Obama is making it a little easier for electric car owners to make cross-country drives.

 

Supporting Infrastructure on Election Day

Blog

By Kerry O'Hare, Vice President and Director of Policy, Building America's Future

November 4, 2016

Infrastructure in the News 11.3.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

 

Washington Post: The government failed U.S. workers on global trade. It must do better on technology.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2016/11/03/the-government-failed-u-s-workers-on-global-trade-it-must-do-better-on-technology/

Infrastructure in the News 11.2.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

Associated Press: US construction spending slumped in September

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/us-construction-spending-slumped-in-september/2016/11/01/5994e4d6-a03c-11e6-8864-6f892cad0865_story.html

Infrastructure in the News 11.1.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

Wall Street Journal: Grim Year Forecast for Big Shipping Firms (full article follows Morning Transportation)

http://www.wsj.com/articles/shipping-executive-sees-grim-year-for-worlds-biggest-shipping-firms-1477935060

None of the world’s biggest container-shipping companies is likely to post a profit this year, a top executive of French shipping giant CMA CGM said Monday.