All posts for the month October, 2010

Treasury Makes the Argument for Infrastructure Spending

By Annie Russo The Department of Treasury, this month, in conjunction with The Council on Economic Advisors released a report, “An Economic Analysis of Infrastructure Investment.”  The report highlights the job creation benefits derived from infrastructure spending.  This data will help bolster ACI-NA’s argument that spending on airport infrastructure significantly benefits local communities economically. Of […]

TSA Hosts Cyber Security Summit

By Miranda Horan On Oct. 21, the Transportation Security Administration hosted its first Cyber Security in Transportation Summit. This summit provided an opportunity for industry officials to come together and share their expertise and knowledge. Cyber Security is increasingly becoming a top priority in the transportation sector, and as such there is a growing need […]

Miller Center Recommendations Could Help FAA Reauthorization

ACI-NA President Greg Principato submitted a blog to the National Journal in response to its call for a discussion on President Obama recent efforts to seek more infrastructure investment and long-term transportation funding measures. In his posting, Principato noted that, “On Columbus Day, President Obama stood with former Transportation Secretaries Mineta and Skinner to call […]

Planning Better, “NEPA-ing” Better in Long Beach

By Chris Oswald Jessica Steinhilber and I spent this week in Long Beach at the Airport Planning Redefined Course and the NEPA Essentials Workshop co-sponsored by ACI-NA, the Airport Consultants Council, and the FAA.  Over 70 planners and environmental specialists from airports, the FAA, and the consulting community attended the events to learn how to […]

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