NJ Sen. Menendez Outlines Plans For Transit Infrastructure ImprovementsThe senator has outlined a plan for a public transportation reauthorization bill with nine core principles.
Long Island Business, Government Leaders To Albany: Invest In Our InfrastructureA coalition of union and business leaders and elected officials gathered Monday to urge state lawmakers and the governor to dedicate more money to rebuilding Long Island's roads and bridges.
Connecticut Senator Pushes To Repair Highway, Railroad InfrastructureMore and more Connecticut lawmakers are convinced that funds must be set aside strictly for repairing highway and railroad infrastructure.
Long Island Drying Out After 'Historic' Storm Dumps Record RainfallSuffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an "unprecedented'' deluge.
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy Calls For Gas Tax Hike For Infrastructure UpgradesConnecticut and every other state in the nation is dealing with failing infrastructure – and no money to pay for repairs.
President Obama To Visit Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Site To Tout Infrastructure InvestmentThe president will be in the Tri-State area on Wednesday as part of a push for more infrastructure spending.
Conn. Infrastructure To Get $1.8 Billion Facelift Through 2018The improvements include finishing up replacement of the overhead wires on the Metro-North New Haven line in the Bridgeport area.
Amtrak Seeks To Reinvest Northeast Corridor Revenues Into Rail Line In New BudgetAmtrak has big plans to improve service on the Northeast Corridor, but said Congress has to get on board first.
Biden: You'd Think LaGuardia Was In Some Third World CountryThe vice president used the airport to highlight the need for greater investments into infrastructure nationwide.
Bloomberg Announces Completion Of Tunnel To Provide Water To All Of ManhattanSpeaking from inside the valve room of the water tunnel 20 stories beneath Central Park, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the completion of the 8.5-mile Manhattan section of Water Tunnel No. 3.
Presidential Task Force On Superstorm Sandy Issues ReportThe report released Monday by the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force says coastal communities should assume floods are going to happen more frequently and realize that spending more now on protective measures could save money later.
Malloy Announces New Microgrid System To Keep Power On In StormsThe microgrids - small versions of electricity systems that generate, distribute and regulate the flow of electricity - were among numerous recommendations to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy from a committee looking into the impacts of lengthy power outages after Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011 and a freak snowstorm two months later.
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