Bipartisan Voices Call for Robust Infrastructure Funding
Infrastructure Week Kicks Off at the Philadelphia International Airport
Philadelphia, PA – Today, the Philadelphia International Airport hosted Building America’s Future and Airports Council International – North America, along with numerous members of the Philadelphia Congressional delegation, to kick off the fifth annual Infrastructure Week.
Infrastructure in the News 5.8.17
The Hill: Trump’s Transportation chief to testify on Capitol Hill next week
Infrastructure in the News 5.2.17
Reuters: U.S. Lawmakers to Grill United Airlines on Passenger Removal
United Airlines Inc executives will visit Capitol Hill on Tuesday to face lawmakers' questions about the forcible removal of a passenger on an overbooked flight last month, an incident that provoked international outrage.
Infrastructure in the News 4.28.17
The Hill: Infrastructure package must prioritize public transportation
Infrastructure in the News 4.27.17
BAF IN THE NEWS
Newsweek: THE MANY PROBLEMS WITH DONALD TRUMP’S INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN (Both Gov. Rendell and Sec. Lahood are quoted)
Infrastructure in the News 4.26.17
The Fuse: Businesses And Bipartisan Lawmakers Make The Case For Infrastructure Investment (Marcia Hale is quoted)
Infrastructure in the News 4.25.17
New York Times: Amtrak at a Junction: Invest in Improvements, or Risk Worsening Problems
When Amtrak’s new chief executive took responsibility for two recent train derailments at Pennsylvania Station in New York, it was a low point for a railroad already confronting a series of urgent challenges.
Infrastructure in the News 4.24.17
San Diego Union-Tribune: Cities striking out on own in Trump era
By Kerry O’Hare, Vice President and Director of Policy, Building America’s Future
April 12, 2017
Bloomberg Government: It’s time to raise the nation’s D+ infrastructure grade
By Secretary LaHood & Norma Jean Mattei
In his address to Congress, President Trump described a future in which “crumbling infrastructure will be replaced with new roads, bridges, tunnels, airports and railways gleaming across our beautiful land,” and asked Congress to assemble a plan to provide a $1 trillion investment comprising public and private capital.