Dueling infrastructure plans and the elephant in the room

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 […]

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Hampered by outdated systems and infrastructure in need of repair, John F Kennedy International Airport in New York City has found a friend in New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo,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.

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Nabers to Speak at City Age: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will speak at City Age: Florida, February 22 – 23, 2017, to discuss how models of P3 development can move beyond the transportation sector into broader application in civic infrastructure.

Date: February 22, 2017—February 23, 2017
Event: Nabers to Speak at City Age: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
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Public officials in need of funding for infrastructure projects should check out the Build America Bureau!

Last summer, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the creation of the Build America Bureau. It was heralded as a one-stop shop to provide assistance to government entities in need of funding for transportation infrastructure projects. The new bureau was designed to provide support, information, expertise and advice related to DOT credit […]

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America’s airports – now focusing on change

America’s airports no longer compete well on a global scale. Not a single one is currently ranked in the top 10 worldwide. That must change. Funding has simply not been available and cities have been forced to “make do” for entirely too long. Change is coming though, as city leaders find innovative and collaborative ways […]

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Nabers in ONVIA special report offering clarity and insight into where the government contracting marketplace is headed in 2017.

Infrastructure contractors have good reason to look forward to 2017, based on the emerging positive trends and encouraging new developments. A highly touted and promised federal infrastructure plan plus an abundance of private capital waiting to be tapped will likely result in the launching of hundreds of large new public sector projects by early 2017. […]

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Passage of bond packages in Texas will provide almost $5B in upcoming contracting opportunities

Millions of voters went to the polls last week. After voting for state and national leaders, Texans cast affirmative votes for almost $5B in bond packages. Voters approved more than $4.8 billion in local bond elections – creating immediate contracting opportunities worth millions of dollars for companies of every size and type throughout the state. […]

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