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Infrastructure in the News 10.7.16

News Roundup
BAF IN THE NEWS

 

Strong Towns: FORMER US TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY, RAY LAHOOD, ON INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING

http://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2016/10/6/former-us-transportation-secretary-ray-lahood-on-infrastructure-spending

(Podcast interview with former Sec. Ray LaHood)

Infrastructure in the News 10.6.16

News Roundup
BAF IN THE NEWS

 

Canton Daily Ledger: LaHood touts bipartisanship, voting

http://www.cantondailyledger.com/news/20161005/lahood-touts-bipartisanship-voting

(Story highlights Secretary LaHood’s speech to members of the Canto Area Chamber of Commerce.)

Infrastructure in the News 10.5.16

News Roundup
BAF IN THE NEWS

 

Bloomberg Govt: Op-Ed by Secretary Ray LaHood & Governor Ed Rendell: A rare moment of bipartisan agreement needs more scrutiny

https://about.bgov.com/blog/rare-moment-bipartisan-agreement-needs-scrutiny/

If you were one of the millions of Americans watching Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump debate on Monday night, it is likely that you strongly agreed with one candidate and disapproved of the other.

Bloomberg Government: A rare moment of bipartisan agreement needs more scrutiny

Op-Eds

By: Secretary Ray LaHood and Governor Ed Rendell 

10/4/2016

Bloomberg Government regularly publishes insights, opinion and best practices from our community of senior leaders and decision-makers. This column is written by former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell. 

Infrastructure in the News 10.4.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

 

Associated Press: US construction spending fell again in August

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/us-construction-spending-fell-again-in-august/2016/10/03/e57dca98-8972-11e6-8cdc-4fbb1973b506_story.html

Infrastructure in the News 10.3.16

News Roundup
SPECIAL COVERAGE: HOBOKEN TRAIN CRASH  

Washington Post: Before Hoboken crash, investigators found dozens of safety issues at N.J. Transit

Infrastructure in the News 9.30.16

News Roundup
SPECIAL COVERAGE: HOBOKEN TRAIN CRASH

 

New York Times: Hoboken Train Crash Kills 1 and Injures Over 100

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/30/nyregion/new-jersey-transit-train-crash-hoboken.html

Infrastructure in the News 9.29.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

 

New York Times: Breaking: New Jersey Transit Train Crashes Into Hoboken Station

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/30/nyregion/new-jersey-transit-train-crash-hoboken.html

Jim Smith, a spokesman for the agency, confirmed that an incident involving a New Jersey Transit train had occurred at the train station in Hoboken. No other details were immediately available.

 

Infrastructure in the News 9.28.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

 

Reuters: Exclusive-Uber to Move Freight, Target Trucking for the Long Haul.

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2016/09/28/business/28reuters-uber-trucking-exclusive.html?_r=0

Infrastructure in the News 9.27.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

 

Wall Street Journal: Transit Funding Is Set to Grow (full article follows Morning Transportation)

http://www.wsj.com/articles/transit-funding-is-set-to-grow-1474934201

Many U.S. transit systems need costly work. Restoring them to a state of good repair would require at least $85.9 billion, according to a 2013 estimate by the Federal Transit Administration, the latest figure available.