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Infrastructure, Public Works

Infrastructure Bill May Depend on Larger Reconciliation Bill

September 23, 2021

Via: American Infrastructure

Last month, the Senate passed a bipartisan bill to authorize $550 billion in new spending on surface transportation measures like roads, bridges and public transit. It won 69 votes — all 50 Democratic-voting members and 19 Republicans. According to NBC […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

City leaders should expand their purview of electric transportation beyond cars, experts urge

September 17, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Education, community engagement and adaptation will be key to bring cleaner mobility choices to low income neighborhoods and communities of color as the country makes the transition to electric vehicles (EV), experts said during an online webinar hosted by global […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

NWRA’s Priorities Included in Infrastructure Bill Passed by Senate

August 11, 2021

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Senate passed H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, by a vote of 69-30. Included in the legislation were several provisions important to NWRA, including funding for roads and bridges, but also the Recycling Enhancements to Collection […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Will Create Jobs and Support Workers

August 5, 2021

Via: American Infrastructure

In a newly released fact sheet, the White House details all the ways in which the new Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will create jobs in the infrastructure industry and help workers find union-backed jobs. The fact sheet, reposted […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Clean electricity standard lands spot in $3.5 trillion Democratic-backed infrastructure deal

July 15, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

The prospects that a clean electricity standard will make it through Congress improved Wednesday, with Sen. Smith tweeting the industry-wide requirement would be in the larger of the two infrastructure bills the Biden administration is hoping to pass. Democrats are […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Biden Attempts to Garner Support for Infrastructure Deal

June 30, 2021

Via: American Infrastructure

After announcing the newly formed bipartisan deal, President Biden is now hitting the road to attempt to garner support for the infrastructure deal, with his first stop being La Crosse, Wisconsin. The stop in Wisconsin proved to be a calculated […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

XL Fleet and Rubicon Collaborate to Accelerate Fleet Electrification

June 25, 2021

Via: Waste360

XL Fleet Corp. (NYSE: XL) (“XL Fleet” or the “Company”), a leader in fleet electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, announced an agreement with Rubicon, a software platform that provides smart waste and recycling solutions for businesses and governments […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

As Colonial pipeline returns to service, Congress looks to bolster utility-government security efforts

May 14, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

The fallout from the Colonial pipeline hack is still being assessed, but experts say it appears lawmakers understand the severity of the threat and are moving quickly. “One of the most promising signs is that legislators are working with their […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Adapting Infrastructure for the Modern World

April 21, 2021

Via: American Infrastructure

With a few months under its belt, 2021 is seemingly bringing a wind of change. After what has been a year of tremendous upheaval and unspeakable grief, the nation seems to finally be finding its footing. With the roll-out of […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Why Biden Is Right to Think Beyond the DOT in His Infrastructure Package

April 12, 2021

Via: NYC Streets Blog

When opponents of Biden’s infrastructure plan argue that most of the package isn’t devoted to building “traditional” infrastructure like roads and bridges, they’re ignoring something absolutely critical: that America’s transportation landscape will never be truly safe or sustainable until we […]