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MBTA Projects 12.8 % Reduction in Energy Costs

May 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy, Transit

BOSTON, May 4, 2016—The MBTA projects a 12.8 percent reduction in energy costs for the 2017 Fiscal Year, and expects to see additional savings during the next three years, according to a presentation made recently to the MBTA's Fiscal and Management Control…

The New York State Budget Includes $55 Billion for Transportation Statewide

April 4, 2016 - in Financial, Maintenance, Transportation

The New York State budget signed last week contains the largest state transportation plan ever approved, with more than $55 billion of transportation…

Canada’s Liberal Party Puts Forth 10-Year Infrastructure Spending Plan

March 28, 2016 - in Financial, Planning

Canada's Liberal Party, led by new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, unveiled an infrastructure spending plan in their proposed budget. The spending is part…

A New, FAIR Approach to Infrastructure Investment

March 8, 2016 - in Financial, Planning, Transportation

Our nation’s transportation system was built around President Eisenhower’s vision of interstate highways connecting 20th century America. That vision enabled economic expansion and prosperity, fostered a new era for automobiles, and supported the growth…

ARTBA Faults Budget Proposal for Lack of Long-term Funding

February 10, 2016 - in Analysis, Design/Engineering, Financial, Roads

WASHINGTON—American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Pete Ruane issued the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s FY 2017 budget: “The President’s FY 2017 transportation budget proposal is an…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Recommends $3.5 Billion to Expand Transit Options

February 10, 2016 - in Financial, Planning, Transit

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today highlighted $3.5 billion recommended in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget to advance the construction or completion of 31 rail, bus rapid transit and streetcar projects in 18 states.…

Budget Proposal Addresses Western Drought

February 10, 2016 - in Corporate, Water

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – Today, President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2017 budget to Congress, which includes funding for drought-stricken areas in the West, especially in California. California is in the fifth year of unprecedented drought, and increased…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Unveils $98.1 billion FY 2017 Budget Proposal

February 9, 2016 - in Financial, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced President Obama’s $98.1 billion Fiscal Year 2017 Budget for the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The Budget reflects Secretary Foxx’s ambitious 30-year vision for the Department…

FY17 Budget Proposal Contains Nearly $4 Billion for Automated Vehicles

January 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Sensors, Transportation

DETROIT – In his last State of the Union address, President Obama signaled his intent to invest in a 21st century transportation system.  U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today revealed part of the president’s proposal: a 10-year, nearly $4…

NDDOT finalizes 2016-2019 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program

November 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) 2016-2019 Final Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) is now available. The STIP is a four-year program of transportation improvements to be funded with federal highway and transit monies.…