Building America’s Future Supports Action on Infrastructure Investment in First 100 Days
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
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’)
Infrastructure in the News 11.8.16
Washington Post: Nearly 20 percent of U.S. drivers are over 65: are America's roads ready for them?
Infrastructure in the News 11.7.16
Reuters: School, infrastructure bond measures fill U.S. ballots (w/ quotes from Kerry O’Hare)
Infrastructure in the News 11.4.16
Washington Post: Cross-country 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
By Kerry O'Hare, Vice President and Director of Policy, Building America's Future
November 4, 2016
Infrastructure in the News 11.3.16
Washington Post: The government failed U.S. workers on global trade. It must do better on technology.
Infrastructure in the News 11.2.16
Associated Press: US construction spending slumped in September
Infrastructure in the News 11.1.16
Wall Street Journal: Grim Year Forecast for Big Shipping Firms (full article follows Morning Transportation)
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.
Infrastructure in the News 10.31.16
New York Times Editorial: Waking Up to Shorter Commutes