Photo by Steve Barrett Photography/Courtesy of APTA FTA Deputy Administrator McMillan addresses APTA members in Montreal, citing potential major increases in transit funding as RTD's Washington (left) and FRA's Szabo look on. Related Links: P3 Bug Spreading Among U.S. Transit Builders Bridge Industry Conference Showcases Missouri Innovations Builders of both bridge and rail infrastructure are eyeing the next several weeks with a heightened sense of urgency—hoping against hope that Congress will manage to pass some version of President Obama's proposed $302-billion, four-year transportation reauthorization bill. At the same time, alternative delivery methods such as public-private partnerships are higher than ever
The growing need to collect, store and analyze the huge volumes of data collected from infrastructure project stakeholders is generating a new growth area for construction-sector firms, IT vendors and professionals.