January 25, 2018


If the principles undergirding President Donald Trump's infrastructure plan are any indication, New York and New Jersey are going to have to scrounge up more money than expected to build a new tunnel beneath the Hudson River.
 

"It's a direct repudiation of the federal...

December 30, 2017

FTA slams plan for financing Hudson River tunnel project

By Brianna Gurciullo

12/29/2017 07:19 PM EDT Politico Pro

DOT has "several serious concerns" with New York and New Jersey's latest plan for financing their Hudson River underground tunnel project, according to a let...

November 18, 2017

By Barry Meier

President Trump says he is frustrated with the slow pace of major construction projects like highways, ports and pipelines. Last summer, he pledged to use the power of the presidency to jump start building when it became bogged down in administrative dela...

September 24, 2017

In Reckoning Looms at Penn Station, The Wall Street Journal's Paul Berger connects the disruption tormenting hundreds of thousands of commuters at New York Penn Station to chronic underfunding.

Highlights

  • But money alone can’t solve Penn Station’s maintenance problem...

August 23, 2017

Why the UK is struggling with poor infrastructure (Financial Times, 8/20/2017)

"The World Economic Forum last year ranked the quality of Britain’s infrastructure 24th in the world, down from 19th in 2006. This puts Britain mid-table among industrialised countries, and t...

August 6, 2017

In Wick’s winter of discontent, Contributing Editor Frank N. Wilner:

The American Intercity Rail Network for the 21st Century (AIRNet-21), a public-private partnership prepared to invest $60 billion in NEC infrastructure renewal and expansion over 50 years, with zero fr...

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