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Infrastructure in the News 9.14.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

In These Times: Our Most Vital Infrastructure Isn’t “Crumbling.” It Hasn’t Been Built Yet.

http://inthesetimes.com/article/19460/our-most-vital-infrastructure-isnt-crumbling-it-hasnt-been-built-yet/

Infrastructure in the News 9.16.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

REUTERS: U.S. Motorist Travel Increases 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in July: DOT

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2016/09/16/us/16reuters-usa-gasoline-demand.html?_r=0

Motorists logged 287.5 billion miles on U.S. roads in July, the most ever for the month and a 2 percent increase over last year, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Infrastructure in the News 9.20.16

BAF IN THE NEWS

The Hill: Investing in water infrastructure keeps our economy flowing

http://origin-nyi.thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/uncategorized/296609-investing-in-water-infrastructure-keeps-our-economy-flowing

Infrastructure and the Presidential Debates

Blog

By Kerry O’Hare

To say that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump disagree on a multitude of policy issues is an understatement.  But there is one area where they have found common ground - infrastructure.   Throughout the primaries and during the general election campaigns both candidates have talked extensively about the importance of smart infrastructure investment and its impact on America’s economy, competitiveness and quality of life.  

The Hill: Investing in water infrastructure keeps our economy flowing

Op-Eds

By: By Former Sec. Ray LaHood and former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Pa.)

9/19/2016

When we talk about the decline of America's infrastructure, we usually picture familiar scenes: commuters sitting in traffic, long waits for overcrowded metros and hour-long waits on the tarmac after planes pull away from a gate. Every American can see the rusting bridges and potholed roads in their communities, they know how many hours a week they lose to rush hour congestion. And it is easy to connect the dots between those poor conditions and how subpar infrastructure is a drag on our economy

Infrastructure in the News 9.19.16

BAF IN THE NEWS

Politico: Trump and Clinton’s Unlikeliest Promises

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/09/trump-clinton-promises-228307

Infrastructure in the News 9.15.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

Seeking Alpha: Infrastructure Spending Does Not ‘Grow The Economy’

http://seekingalpha.com/article/4006314-infrastructure-spending-grow-economy

Infrastructure Spending Does Not 'Grow The Economy'

Associated Press: Tesla's Autopilot System Under Scrutiny in Fatal China Crash

Infrastructure in the News 9.13.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

The Atlantic: Google’s 'Cozy' Relationship With Driverless-Car Regulators

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/09/google-uber-policy-white-house-driverless/499649/

Self-driving cars have generated enormous interest in recent years, in part because of how rapidly they’ve appeared on public roadways.

Imagine a Day Without Water

Blog

By Kerry O’Hare

Building America’s Future has been proud to work with the Value of Water Coalition to bring greater awareness about the importance of investing in and modernizing our nation’s water infrastructure.  Water’s importance to our health, economy and way of life cannot be underestimated.  Did you know that:

Infrastructure in the News 9.12.16

News Roundup
National News

Washington Post: The next president should make infrastructure spending a priority

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/whoever-wins-the-presidential-election-must-make-infrastructure-spending-a-priority/2016/09/11/406ef0ee-76c2-11e6-b786-19d0cb1ed06c_story.html?utm_term=.01a51961a072