infrastructure http://wamc.org en Pattern Report Highlights Infrastructure Issues http://wamc.org/post/pattern-report-highlights-infrastructure-issues <p></p><p>“Crumbling or tumbling” — that was the subject of a Hudson Valley non-profit’s conference today on infrastructure issues, a week after it released a report on the topic as President Obama visited Westchester County to talk about the need for infrastructure investment.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 06:11:24 +0000 Allison Dunne 90822 at http://wamc.org Pattern Report Highlights Infrastructure Issues President Obama Points to NY Bridge Project As A Model http://wamc.org/post/president-obama-points-ny-bridge-project-model <p></p><p></p><p>President Barack Obama stood on the banks of the Hudson River Wednesday, with the Tappan Zee Bridge as a backdrop. He was in Tarrytown to push a $302 billion transportation plan, and shine a light on a replacement bridge project already under way.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 17:20:23 +0000 Allison Dunne 90516 at http://wamc.org President Obama Points to NY Bridge Project As A Model Leaders Discuss Funding Priorities With Sen. Gillibrand At SUNY Adirondack http://wamc.org/post/leaders-discuss-funding-priorities-sen-gillibrand-suny-adirondack <p>U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited with community leaders in Queensbury, New York, today to hear from local officials their economic development needs.</p><p></p><p>On the campus of SUNY Adirondack, New York’s junior senator met with leaders of the business community and public officials from Warren, Washington, and Northern Saratoga counties.</p><p>Ed Bartholomew, president of EDC Warren County, addressed the upcoming closure of General Electric’s capacitor manufacturing plant in Fort Edward…</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:22:25 +0000 Lucas Willard 88356 at http://wamc.org Leaders Discuss Funding Priorities With Sen. Gillibrand At SUNY Adirondack Western Mass. Workshops Showcase Ecologically-Friendly Stream Crossings http://wamc.org/post/western-mass-workshops-showcase-ecologically-friendly-stream-crossings <p></p><p>A series of workshops are being held across Western Massachusetts to educate the public, as well as municipal leaders and planners, on the importance of improving stream crossings for fish and wildlife, and for promoting public safety.</p><p></p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:22:59 +0000 Lucas Willard 60131 at http://wamc.org Western Mass. Workshops Showcase Ecologically-Friendly Stream Crossings Updated Tappan Zee Bridge plans presented at Valhalla public forum http://wamc.org/post/updated-tappan-zee-bridge-plans-presented-valhalla-public-forum <p>VALHALLA – Updated plans and costs to construct the new Tappan Zee Bridge were presented to the public Tuesday night at a forum at Mount Pleasant Town Hall in Valhalla.</p><p>Brian Conybeare, the special advisor to the governor on the bridge project, presenting updated plans and figures on the bridge, which will begin construction this year.</p><p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:49:15 +0000 Hank Gross 56305 at http://wamc.org Updated Tappan Zee Bridge plans presented at Valhalla public forum Mass. Governor Announces Five-Year Investment Plan http://wamc.org/post/mass-governor-announces-five-year-investment-plan <p>The Governor of Massachusetts has announced an updated five-year strategic investment plan that includes funding for infrastructure improvement to encourage economic growth. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports…</p><p>Governor Deval Patrick’s FY 2013 to 2017 Capital Investment Plan calls for billions of public dollars to be invested in transportation, housing, higher education, and infrastructure to boost long-term economic development.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 16:16:23 +0000 Lucas Willard 49564 at http://wamc.org Mass. Governor Announces Five-Year Investment Plan Aging Infrastructure: Sinkholes http://wamc.org/post/aging-infrastructure-sinkholes <p>Officials in the city of Kingston say repair work is expected to begin today on an expanding sinkhole that opened along a busy street. Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports&hellip;</p><p></p><p>The sinkhole, formed in April near a city intersection, is being blamed on a leaky tunnel 75 feet deep that was constructed by New York City about 100 years ago.</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 17:28:24 +0000 Dave Lucas 45425 at http://wamc.org Aging Infrastructure: Sinkholes State Funded Street Project Spurs Housing Construction http://wamc.org/post/state-funded-street-project-spurs-housing-construction <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; A sweeping economic development bill signed into law this week by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick streamlines state funding for local infrastructure projects. State officials say an example of how it is suppose to work can be found in a Springfield neighborhood&nbsp; that was ravaged by last year&rsquo;s tornado.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 22:15:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 45261 at http://wamc.org State Funded Street Project Spurs Housing Construction Governor Cuomo Says Infrastructure Panel Will End "Bizarre," "Wasteful" Situation http://wamc.org/post/governor-cuomo-says-infrastructure-panel-will-end-bizarre-wasteful-situation <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed his second blue ribbon panel of the week- this time to oversee infrastructure and capital projects including road and bridge repairs for the state.&nbsp; Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports&hellip;</p><p>Governor Cuomo says the task force represents a break from the old way of divvying up money for capital projects like road and bridge repair and new buildings, where each state agency operated in its own little universe. &nbsp;The governor says there&rsquo;s a &ldquo;lot of damage&rdquo; that needs to be undone.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 11:47:13 +0000 Karen Dewitt 38270 at http://wamc.org Governor Cuomo Says Infrastructure Panel Will End "Bizarre," "Wasteful" Situation