US & Canada

California: Brecha en infraestructura ante el cambio en el modelo de transportes by Federico Villalobos

La Sociedad Americana de Ingenieros Civiles - ASCE- publicó recientemente su análisis (ASCE Report Card 2018) para el Estado de California, el cual se enfoca en 3 áreas: i) puentes, ii) carreteras y iii) transporte público. Este informe reviste particular importancia al ser California la economía más grande de los Estados Unidos, con un producto interno bruto (PIB) de US$2.8 trillones, supernado incluso a potencias globales como Francia (US$2.4 trillones).

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EEUU: Inversión en infraestructura cae a la espera del Plan by Federico Villalobos

El 30 de Enero de 2018 se espera que el Presidente Donald Trump anuncie finalmente detalles del Plan de Infraestructura que ahora se plantea en aproximadamente US$1.7 billones. 

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EEUU: Inversión en infraestructura de caída by Federico Villalobos

On September 1st, 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau released the construction spending statistics for the month of July. In terms of public infrastructure transportation (roads, bridges, ports, airports, railways, mass transit), spending continues to indicate a widening investment gap. 

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US: transport infrastructure investment declined 5% (Sep. release) by Federico Villalobos

On September 1st, 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau released the construction spending statistics for the month of July. In terms of public infrastructure transportation (roads, bridges, ports, airports, railways, mass transit), spending continues to indicate a widening investment gap. 

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Hudson Tunnel Project: private innovation & financing by Federico Villalobos

On August 10, 2017, The Gateway Program Development Corporation (GDC) published a request for information (RFI) regarding Phase 1B. The Gateway Program (GP) objetive is to increase the capacity and service level of the Northeast Corridor (NEC). The GDC is integrated by the National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak), the New Jersey Transit Corpoartion (NJ Transit) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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US: transportation infrastructure investment gap widens (June data) by Federico Villalobos

On August 1st, 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau released the construction spending statistics for the month of June. In terms of public infrastructure transportation (roads, bridges, ports, airports, railways, mass transit), spending continues to indicate a widening investment gap.

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United States infrastructure challenge: 5 quick facts by Federico Villalobos

The United States faces the challenge to upgrade and expand its transportation system (roads, bridges, ports, airportes, railways, mass transit). The Trump Administration has promised a US$1 trillion investment plan, but no details have been revealed as of July 2017.  In the meantime, let review 5 quick facts about US infrastructure investment needs.  

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Política Trump en infraestructura: 3 elementos clave by Federico Villalobos

Mientras el Presidente Donald Trump continúa posicionando la inversión en infraestructura como tema medular de su Administración, aún no hay una línea estratégica clara ni alternativas específicas de cómo lograrlo. En el presente artículo ponemos sobre la mesa 3 elementos esenciales que

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Infraestructura a 100 días de Trump by Federico Villalobos

Al cumplirse 100 días de la Administración Trump, analizamos el reto de infraestructura que enfrentan los Estados Unidos de América y los elementos críticos que deberían considerarse dentro del plan de invertir US$1 trillón de doláres en obra pública.

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