infrastructure

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 27:  Vice President Joe Biden (L) appears with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to unveil plans for new area infrastructure projects on July 27, 2015 in New York City. The highlight of the event was an announcement that a new LaGuardia airport will be built, with construction starting next year. The new facility will will feature state-of-the-art security, transportation and shopping and dining options. The project is estimated to bring 8,000 new jobs to the area.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Gov. Cuomo Announces $4B Plan To Revamp LaGuardia Airport

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday introduced a plan to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia airport, replacing the cramped, outdated hub with a unified terminal that will have more than double the operational space for airliners.

8 hours ago

Toll reduction sign at the Bay Bridge in Maryland. (Credit: @LarryHogan)

Maryland Lawmakers Express Concern About Toll Reductions

Maryland lawmakers say they are concerned how toll reductions will affect plans for infrastructure needs.

06/09/2015

Amtrak Train Derailment

Amtrak Crash Questions State of Infrastructure In America

The public is seeking answers after a deadly Amtrak train derailment claimed eight lives and injured hundreds Monday evening. The details of the incident are still surfacing piece by piece and many are wondering if the deadly crash was an accident waiting to happen.

05/18/2015

Amtrak Train Derailment

House GOP Approves Cuts To Amtrak Budget Despite Crash

A Republican-controlled House panel on Wednesday approved deep spending cuts to Amtrak’s budget just hours after a deadly crash in Philadelphia.

05/13/2015

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., ridiculed congressional lawmakers at a Tuesday transportation hearing, saying that many of his colleagues are afraid of “the tea party,” and others are opposed to any action under President Obama “because he’s the wrong color.”  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rockefeller: Obama Opposed ‘Because He’s The Wrong Color,’ Fear Of Tea Party

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., ridiculed congressional lawmakers at a Tuesday transportation hearing, saying that many of his colleagues are afraid of “the tea party,” and others are opposed to any action under President Obama “because he’s the wrong color.”

05/08/2014

Vice President Joe Biden. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: $10 Million Federal Grant to Improve Port of Baltimore

A $10 million federal grant to help improve the Port of Baltimore is just the latest example of federal investments to better enable the nation’s manufacturers to get their products around the world.

09/09/2013

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012