Infrastructure, the Election and Thanksgiving Travel
By Kerry O'Hare, Vice President and Director of Policy, Building America's Future
November 18, 2016
Infrastructure in the News 11.17.16
Vox: Donald Trump's infrastructure plan wouldn't actually fix America's infrastructure problems
Infrastructure in the News 11.16.16
Building America’s Future and Bloomberg Next: New Directions for US Infrastructure
Marcia Hale moderated a panel with DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, Oklahoma City Mayor and U.S. Conference of Mayors President Mick Cornett, Damon Silvers (Policy Director, AFL-CIO) and Ed Mortimer (Transportation & Infrastructure Executive Director, US Chamber of Commerce)
Infrastructure in the News 11.15.16
The Atlantic: Trump Tries to Bend Republicans on Infrastructure (Marcia is quoted)
Infrastructure in the News 11.14.16
Digital Journal: Op-Ed: Conservatives attack Trump trillion dollar infrastructure program (BAF is mentioned)
Infrastructure in the News 11.11.16
Politico: Conservatives vs. Trump’s infrastructure plan (BAF is quoted)
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
Politico Pro: After the Trumpquake, an infrastructure 'healing?' (BAF quoted – full article follows Morning Tranpsortation)
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?