It’s impossible to know whether Congress will provide federal funding to stimulate infrastructure spending. Although members from both parties have strongly advocated for addressing the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, there is much disagreement about how much funding to allocate and how to leverage the funding.
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. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao outlined some of the priorities in the plan for “restoring, rebuilding, refurbishing and repairing” the nation’s rapidly deteriorating transportation infrastructure. Chao testified before a […]Read More »
A recent survey that graded states on their tech portfolios revealed something very interesting. The news is good for technology firms – it appears that most levels of government are about to begin upgrading old legacy systems through modernization efforts. Information technology experts have long questioned why government moved so slowly to replace and upgrade […]Read More »
There is a “grand expedition” underway in Dallas…and it is bringing together the best and brightest in science and medicine. I had an opportunity to hear all about it recently and take an incredible tour in Dallas, Texas. Some of the greatest minds in neurological research, treatment and care have joined forces at the Peter […]Read More »
The United States may boast the world’s top economy, but that’s not evident when travelers arrive at America’s front door. The country’s airports do not impress international travelers. Not even one American airport is listed in the top 25 in Skytrax’s 2016 survey of the world’s best airports. In fact, U.S. airports are so far […]Read More »
If President Donald Trump is serious about his “Make America Great Again” campaign, state officials have more than 300 suggestions for him that they think will help do just that. And U.S. Senate Democrats are “trumping” his idea with an infrastructure plan of their own. The Trump plan calls for infusing $1 trillion in investments […]Read More »
Hampered by outdated systems and infrastructure in need of repair, John F Kennedy International Airport in New York City has found a friend in New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, writes Mary Scott Nabers.
The forward-thinking governor last week announced his $10 billion plan to redevelop the JFK Airport, the US’s fifth-busiest aviation facility.
To transform this aging transportation resource into a world-class transportation hub will require a collaborative effort between both the public and private sectors.