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Infrastructure in the News 11.15.16

News Roundup
BAF IN THE NEWS

 

The Atlantic: Trump Tries to Bend Republicans on Infrastructure (Marcia is quoted)

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/11/trumps-infrastructure-challenge-to-republicans/507656/

Infrastructure in the News 11.11.16

News Roundup
BAF IN THE NEWS

 

Politico: Conservatives vs. Trump’s infrastructure plan (BAF is quoted)

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/conservatives-vs-trumps-infrastructure-plan-231221

One of Donald Trump’s top campaign promises — a trillion-dollar program to rebuild highways, tunnels, bridges and airports — is already meeting resistance from conservatives.

 

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

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.

 

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.