Infrastructure

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May 25, 2017

Water & Wastes Digest and Roads & Bridges will present a live conference on June 28 in Arlington, VA, as a continuation of their cooperative “Think Diversity”... read more

May 24, 2017

A recent report by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) found that a drastic decline in ridership has been taking place on major public transit systems in cities nationwide, with the exception of only a few - namely, New York and Boston. These cities have managed to buck the... read more

May 24, 2017

In the face of failing or outdated infrastructure, public-private partnerships offer a glimpse of hope. These agreements have become increasingly touted as the solution for the country’s public financing woes.

May 24, 2017

The Trump administration wants to allow states to expand the use of tolling on interstate highways while sharply cutting grants for transit projects and raising airline passenger security fees, according to the White House budget released on Tuesday. The overall budget proposal is $76 billion,... read more

May 23, 2017

Infrastructure is a hot topic at the moment, which made this year's Infrastructure Week even more essential than usual.

May 22, 2017

U.S. private equity firm Blackstone and Saudi Arabia's main sovereign wealth fund said on Saturday they planned to create a $40 billion vehicle to invest in infrastructure projects, mainly in the United States.

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May 17, 2017

There is a possibility that, by the end of this month,  President Donald Trump will release the guiding “principles” of his eagerly awaited $1 trillion infrastructure plan.

May 16, 2017

Smart cities use digital technology in order to create a home with enhanced performance and better quality. The advanced communication and the digital technologies currently available to us today can be used to make the lives of city dwellers and home owners better and safer.

May 16, 2017

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao indicated Monday that state and local governments with money lined up for projects would reap the most federal dollars under President Trump's promised infrastructure program.

May 15, 2017

This year's nationally recognized Infrastructure Week will run May 15 - May 19 and couldn't be better timed. President Trump has continued to emphasize the importance of upgrading U.S. infrastructure and members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are eager to tackle this important issue.

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