ENS Federal Report for February 16, 2018

ENS Federal Report – February 16, 2018 View Report on ENS Website Share Tweet Link Forward White House Unveils Infrastructure Proposal This week, the White House released a 10-year, $1.5 trillion infrastructure proposal that seeks to dramatically shift the way in which the nation funds its long-term infrastructure needs.  The proposed budget was a drafted before the […]

San Francisco Residents Support Bond to Fix Seawall, Poll Shows

SF residents support big bond to fix seawall, poll finds San Francisco Chronicle Nearly three-quarters of San Francisco voters would support a bond measure of up to $500 million to improve the city’s disintegrating seawall, a piece of infrastructure that is largely unseen but that experts say is of vital importance in protecting the city against major […]

President Trump Proposes Big Changes to NEPA for Nation’s Infrastructure Needs

Trump proposes sweeping changes to NEPA Nick Sobczyk, E&E News reporter Published: Monday, February 12, 2018 President Trump today proposed big changes to the National Environmental Policy Act as part of his program to overhaul the nation’s infrastructure. The plan, formally released this morning, includes $200 billion of new spending to be paid for by cuts […]

MTC News Release: Regional Agencies Invite Public Comment as Planned U.S. 101 Upgrades on Peninsula Take Shape

For Immediate Release Contact: John Goodwin, MTC, 415.778.5262 SAN FRANCISCO, January 22, 2018 . . . The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) today released proposed draft amendments to the long-range regional transportation and land use plan known as Plan Bay Area 2040 and to the 2017 Transportation Improvement Program […]

The White House – EI EI EO for Rebuilding America

Click here to view the Executive Order The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release August 15, 2017 Fact Sheet: President Donald J. Trump Works to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP WORKS TO REBUILD AMERICA’S INFRASTRUCTURE “Crumbling infrastructure will be replaced with new roads, bridges, tunnels, airports, and railways gleaming across […]

Politico: Budget would slash Army Corps despite Trump infrastructure focus

By Annie Snider 05/23/2017 11:42 AM EDT President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint would slash the Army Corps of Engineers’ budget by more than 16 percent, undercutting his administration’s emphasis on infrastructure — and following the pattern set by his predecessors in which Congress restores the funds. The nation’s builder of locks, dams, levees and ports […]

Call for Projects: Transportation Fund for Clean Air FY 17/18 County Program – San Francisco

Transportation Fund for Clean Air (TFCA) County Program Manager Fund Fiscal Year 2017/18 Call for Projects The San Francisco County Transportation Authority is pleased to announce a call for projects for $724,466 in TFCA County Program Manager Fund programming for the Fiscal Year 2017/18 cycle. Please visit our website at www.sfcta.org/tfcacallforprojects for more information.  Applications are due to the […]

Washington Post: Trump team plans for infrastructure ‘task force’ to advance top spending priority

By Juliet Eilperin and Steven Mufson, Washington Post, Dec. 20, 2016 President-elect Donald Trump is preparing to create an infrastructure “task force” that will help carry out the ambitious federal spending program he intends to undertake upon taking office, according to several individuals briefed on his plans. Key members of Trump’s team — including his son-in-law Jared Kushner, […]

Potholed Bay Area Roads Ranked Worst in Nation

As SFGate reported this week, the Bay Area’s crumbling roads have been ranked as the worst of any urban region in the nation by Washington, D.C.-based transportation research group Think. According to Think’s study, “Bumpy Roads Ahead: America’s Roughest Rides and Strategies to Make our Roads Smoother,” 71% of the roads in the San Francisco […]

No on Prop 53 Riding Wave of Support On Election Eve

Contact: Steven Maviglio, 916-607-8340 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NO ON PROP 53 CAMPAIGN GETS BOOST FROM GOVERNOR BROWN, BROAD COALITION AND EDITORIAL SUPPORT ON ELECTION EVE SACRAMENTO – As voters head to the polls next tomorrow, the No on 53 campaign continues to ride a wave of momentum. “Voters understand that Prop 53 takes away local […]