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Brookings Institution: View Infrastructure as an ‘Economic Anchor’

August 20, 2018 - in Featured, Financial, News

Political leadership at the local level should be encouraged to view infrastructure projects ranging from water treatment plants, power plants, seaports, airports, to transit networks in both large cities and rural areas alike as “key economic anchors,”…

Murphy Administration Announces $47.3 Million in Bridge Grants

August 2, 2018 - in Financial, News

TRENTON – The state Department of Transportation (DOT) July 31 announced 47 Local Bridge, Future Needs grants totaling $47.3 million to help counties…

New Research from PlanGrid and FMI Identifies Factors Costing the Construction Industry More Than $177 Billion Annually

August 2, 2018 - in Financial, News

SAN FRANCISCO - PlanGrid, the leader in construction productivity software, today shared results from a new industry research report administered…

$400 Million from the VW Mitigation Trust Available for New All-Electric Buses

August 1, 2018 - in Financial, News

Porterville, CA – GreenPower Motor Company Inc. (TSXV: GPV) (OTCQX: GPVRF) (“GreenPower”) announces that 10 States have recently released their proposed mitigation plans with $400 million available to purchase new all-electric school, transit and shuttle…

U.S. Department of Transportation to Provide $180 Million in Infrastructure Grants to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

July 30, 2018 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the FAA will provide $180 million in infrastructure grants for the construction of two major taxiway complexes at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $770.8 Million in Infrastructure Grants to Airports in 50 States and 5 U.S. Territories

July 30, 2018 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $770.8 million in airport infrastructure grants, as part of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program…

Discussion Continues Over Finding New Sources of Transportation Funding

July 30, 2018 - in Financial, News

The broad infrastructure proposal unveiled July 23 on Capitol Hill by Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Penn., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, also serves to underscore a long-running debate over how to return the Highway Trust Fund to…

State of Available Funds

July 27, 2018 - in Financial, News

In the recently passed Omnibus funding bill, Congress provided historic levels of funding for infrastructure investments across America. As the Department releases these funds, the Department is committed to a responsible, expeditious, and transparent process…

Effective Management Essential to Unlocking Value Behind Infrastructure PPPs

July 23, 2018 - in Featured, Financial, News

SYDNEY - Stronger public sector oversight and contract management are essential to realising the true value of investment through public private partnerships (PPPs), according to new guidance from the Global Infrastructure Hub. The G20 initiative today launched…

NYSERDA Offers ‘Clean Technology’ Grants for Transit Projects

July 18, 2018 - in Financial, News

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority is making a $5 million pool of grant money available to fund projects focused on developing "innovative clean transportation technologies" and other "clean" strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions…