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AASHTO Applauds President’s Proposed Transportation Investments

February 2, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials today commends President Obama’s proposed FY2016 federal budget, which includes $478 billion for transportation infrastructure investment over the next six years. "We applaud the President…

Senator Sanders Introduces Bill to Invest $1 Trillion in America’s Infrastructure

January 5, 2015 - in Financial, Renewal/Retrofit

BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan. 3, 2015—U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said today he will introduce legislation when the new session of Congress convenes this…

Canada Announces New Investments in Infrastructure

November 26, 2014 - in Financial, Transportation

Building on the Government’s historic infrastructure investments, including under the New Building Canada Plan, Prime Minister Stephen Harper today…

The International Monetary Fund Calls for an Infrastructure Push

October 1, 2014 - in Projects

In the current global environment of sub-par growth, there is a strong case for increasing public investment in countries where conditions are right, finds a new study released in the IMF’s World Economic Outlook. The study, which is published in the IMF’s…

As Highway Trust Fund Nears Collapse, Poll Shows a Majority of Americans Worry About Unsafe Conditions

June 18, 2014 - in Maintenance, Projects, Transportation

As the Highway Trust Fund nears collapse, a new national random-sample survey released today shows that a majority of Americans are worried about unsafe conditions on roads and highways. Nearly three in ten say poor road conditions have contributed to an accident…

Chicago Mayor Promotes New Infrastructure Thinking

April 10, 2014 - in Construction

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will use a keynote address Thursday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to promote the idea of courting private investors to bankroll infrastructure projects in return for a share of the profits. The mayor's two-year-old…

Global Infrastructure Investment to Reach $4T by 2017

February 5, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Financial

The simultaneous crumbling of aging infrastructure in advanced economies and surge of development in developing economies will drive a steady four percent annual growth on infrastructure investment well into the second half of this decade, pushing total investment…