Media Mentions

Media Mentions

WIRED |
November 30,2016

The Hidden Task Ahead of Trump’s Transport Chief

Of the many things Donald Trump has planned for his presidency, Democrats support at least one—in principle, if not specifics. It’s way past time to fix America’s crumbling infrastructure. Tuesday, Trump named the woman for the job, nominating Elaine Chao as Secretary of Transportation.
The Washington Post |
November 10,2016

Will Donald Trump make Metro great again?

As the region mulls President-elect Donald Trump’s vows for a comprehensive infrastructure package, many are wondering: What does this mean for Metro? The short answer: Nobody knows for sure.
Progressive Railroading |
November 09,2016

Many transit-rail initiatives win on local ballotsSeveral U.S. communities yesterday approved a variety of sweeping passenger-rail initiatives, including a $120 billion transit plan in Los Angeles County. L.A. County’s Measure M received more than the two-thirds vote required to pass, according to radio station 89.3 KPCC.

Several U.S. communities yesterday approved a variety of sweeping passenger-rail initiatives, including a $120 billion transit plan in Los Angeles County. L.A. County's Measure M received more than the two-thirds vote required to pass, according to radio station 89.3 KPCC.
WAMU 88.5 |
November 09,2016

In Maryland, Virginia And Elsewhere, A Good Day For Mass Transit Measures

Among the stories overshadowed by the stunning presidential election of Republican Donald Trump were dozens of local ballot measures that voters approved to fund public transit projects around the country.
Fast Company |
November 09,2016

At Least Some Transit Measures Did Well On Election Day

There may be a silver lining (a gold lining may be more appropriate) to Trump's ascent into the White House. Trump likes building things, from skyscrapers to Mexican walls, and while anything out of the president elect's mouth shouldn't be taken as close to truth, he did campaign on infrastructure spending.
The Hill |
November 08,2016

Top 10 transportation ballots to watch

Transportation experts are watching this election closely — and not just because both presidential candidates have promised sweeping investments in the nation’s infrastructure.
Bloomberg BNA |
November 03,2016

Linking Transportation Initiatives to Sales Taxes May Be Risky

Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) agency knew it had to do something different to win approval of a funding boost, after voters nearly 20 years ago soundly rejected the “Guide the Ride” ballot initiative that would have raised sales taxes for developing light rail and other public transit options.
The Bond Boyer |
October 28,2016

Tax Credits Drive Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

A $1 trillion, 10-year infrastructure renewal plan proposed Thursday by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign relies on tax credits to attract private investments in roads, bridges, seaports, and airports.
Transport Topics |
October 27,2016

Eno Unveils State Transportation Ballot Measures Database

Taxpayers and transportation stakeholders have a new online tool at their disposal for researching state ballot measures pertaining to transportation investments. The Eno Center for Transportation this week unveiled a database on their website outlining proposals voters can expect to see on their state ballots on Election Day.
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