Nabers in Airport World: SPOTLIGHT ON THE $10 BILLION DEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR NEW YORK–JFK

Hampered by outdated systems and infrastructure in need of repair, John F Kennedy International Airport in New York City has found a friend in New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo,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 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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Is there finally hope for infrastructure relief?

No matter what happens at the polls on Tuesday, both presidential candidates have made public pledges to address the country’s infrastructure problems. That’s extremely good news for both cities and states, because it appears that the next president will champion infrastructure reform. Long overdue infrastructure needs such as water, energy and road and bridge projects […]

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Nabers for The Hill: Officials fear hackers may target voting systems as election approaches

The presidential candidates are not the only ones worried about the outcome of the upcoming November general elecshutterstock_429444529tion. With Election Day less than a month away, recent increases in cyberattacks and data breaches have state election officials throughout the country on edge. Voting systems nationwide are in jeopardy and many states are turning to the federal government for help. News reports indicate that voter registration systems in nearly half of all states have been targeted by foreign hackers.  Read more

Foxx to visit seven finalist cities in Smart City Challenge next week

Pittsburgh and Columbus, Ohio, will be the first stops on U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx’s seven-city tour next week as he visits with officials of the finalist cities in the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Smart City Challenge. The Smart City Challenge is a competition that seeks innovative proposals for using new technologies to solve […]

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