Skip to Site Navigation | Skip to Content

Whatever Happened to Trump’s Infrastructure Boom?

Whatever Happened to Trump’s Infrastructure Boom?

While billions have been raised to build or fix the nation’s roads, bridges, and airports, little of the money is finding its way to public projects.
By Gillian Tan and Noah Buhayar
Updated on  July 17, 2018, 1:11 PM CDT

St. Louis’s Lambert International Airport traces its history back to aviation’s beginnings. The man it’s named after–Albert Bond Lambert–learned to fly with the Wright brothers. Charles Lindbergh started there, delivering airmail, and then christened his famous plane the Spirit of St. Louis. In 1928, the facility became one of the first municipally owned airports in the U.S.

These days, the place could use a makeover: Some recent reviewers on Yelp complained about too few bathrooms, limited food options, and not enough outlets to charge cell phones. One traveler called it the “okayest” airport he’d ever visited. In a bid to give the facility a refresh, the city has been pursuing a plan to hand day-to-day operations to a private company.

It’s one of dozens of public-private partnerships—including a $9 billion plan to expand highways outside Washington or the build-out of a “smart city” system in Kansas City, Mo.—that have been pitched throughout the U.S. in recent years to provide much-needed upgrades to infrastructure. Meanwhile, the Trump administration has called for having the private sector play a big role in improving the nation’s roads, rails, airports, and bridges... FULL ARTICLE

30 comments (Add your own)

1. wrote:
This is the right web site for everyone who really wants to find out about this topic.
You realize a whole lot its almost hard to argue with you (not that I actually would want to…HaHa).
You definitely put a new spin on a subject that's been discussed for years.
Wonderful stuff, just wonderful!

Thu, October 4, 2018 @ 10:25 AM

2. wrote:
Amazing! Its actually awesome post, I have
got much clear idea about from this piece of writing.

Fri, October 5, 2018 @ 11:56 AM

3. wrote:
Yes! Finally someone writes about minecraft.

Sat, October 6, 2018 @ 5:44 AM

4. wrote:
Hi everybody, here every person is sharing these familiarity,
so it's good to read this web site, and I used to go to see this weblog daily.

Tue, October 16, 2018 @ 9:29 AM

5. wrote:
Hi there mates, good article and fastidious arguments commented here, I am in fact enjoying
by these.

Wed, October 24, 2018 @ 3:28 PM

6. wrote:
hi!,I like your writing very much! proportion we keep in touch extra about your post on AOL?

I need an expert in this area to resolve my problem.
Maybe that is you! Looking ahead to look you.

Mon, October 29, 2018 @ 6:04 AM

7. wrote:
Simply wish to say your article is as astounding. The clearness in your post is just cool and i can assume you're an expert on this
subject. Fine with your permission allow me to grab your RSS feed
to keep updated with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please continue the enjoyable work.

Fri, November 2, 2018 @ 5:13 PM

8. wrote:
What i do not understood is actually how you're not really much more well-liked than you might be right now.
You're very intelligent. You already know thus significantly with regards to this topic, made me
in my opinion believe it from a lot of numerous angles.
Its like men and women are not involved until it's
one thing to accomplish with Girl gaga! Your personal stuffs nice.
At all times deal with it up!

Tue, November 13, 2018 @ 6:42 PM

9. wrote:
If you would like to grow your experience just keep visiting this site and be updated with the most recent gossip posted here.

Wed, November 14, 2018 @ 6:49 AM

10. wrote:
Admiring the commitment you put into your website and in depth information you provide.
It's good to come across a blog every once in a while that isn't
the same old rehashed material. Fantastic read! I've saved your site and I'm including your RSS feeds to my Google

Fri, April 5, 2019 @ 5:59 PM

11. wrote:
I blog frequently and I genuinely thank you for your content.
This article has truly peaked my interest. I will take a note
of your blog and keep checking for new details about once per
week. I subscribed to your Feed as well.

Tue, April 9, 2019 @ 10:06 PM

12. wrote:
I all the time used to read paragraph in news papers but now as I am a user of internet thus from now I am using net for content, thanks to web.

Sun, April 21, 2019 @ 4:38 AM

13. wrote:
My brother suggested I may like this web site. He was entirely right.
This put up truly made my day. You cann't believe just how so much time I had spent for this
information! Thanks!

Tue, April 23, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

14. wrote:
I love what you guys are up too. This type of clever work and reporting!
Keep up the great works guys I've included you guys
to my personal blogroll.

Wed, May 8, 2019 @ 5:04 AM

15. wrote:
Inspiring story there. What happened after? Thanks!

Fri, May 17, 2019 @ 10:08 AM

16. wrote:
Hey there! Would you mind if I share your blog with my zynga group?
There's a lot of people that I think would really appreciate your content.

Please let me know. Thanks

Wed, July 10, 2019 @ 11:03 PM

17. wrote:
Hey! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a group of volunteers and starting
a new initiative in a community in the same niche.
Your blog provided us beneficial information to work on. You have done a outstanding job!

Sat, August 24, 2019 @ 1:16 PM

18. wrote:
Great blog here! Also your web site a lot up very fast! What web
host are you using? Can I get your affiliate hyperlink in your
host? I desire my site loaded up as fast as yours lol

Tue, September 3, 2019 @ 8:20 PM

19. wrote:
If some one desires expert view concerning blogging and site-building afterward i advise
him/her to visit this webpage, Keep up the good work.

Thu, November 14, 2019 @ 3:21 PM

20. wrote:
Hello There. I found your blog using msn. This is a very well written article.
I will make sure to bookmark it and return to read more of your
useful info. Thanks for the post. I will certainly comeback.

Sun, November 17, 2019 @ 2:11 AM

21. wrote:
My partner and I stumbled over here coming from a different website and thought I might check things out.

I like what I see so now i am following you. Look forward to looking at your
web page repeatedly.

Wed, November 20, 2019 @ 11:14 PM

22. wrote:
Hello, yes this article is in fact good and I have learned lot of things from it concerning blogging.

Wed, December 11, 2019 @ 2:29 PM

23. wrote:
Whatever Happened to Trump’s Infrastructure Boom?
- Restore T.R.U.S.T.

Sun, December 15, 2019 @ 1:32 AM

24. wrote:
Thanks for your marvelous posting! I really enjoyed reading it, you might be a great author.I will ensure that
I bookmark your blog and definitely will come back
someday. I want to encourage you to continue your great posts, have a nice evening!

Sun, December 15, 2019 @ 9:41 PM

25. wrote:
A fascinating discussion is definitely worth comment.
I think that you need to write more about this subject, it may not be a taboo subject but typically people don't speak about these issues.
To the next! Many thanks!!

Sat, December 28, 2019 @ 5:56 PM

26. wrote:
Undeniably believe that which you said. Your favorite justification seemed to
be on the internet the easiest thing to be aware of.
I say to you, I definitely get annoyed while people consider worries that they plainly don't know about.

You managed to hit the nail upon the top and
defined out the whole thing without having side-effects , people could take
a signal. Will likely be back to get more. Thanks

Tue, January 14, 2020 @ 4:41 AM

27. wrote:
You need to take part in a contest for one of the most
useful blogs on the internet. I most certainly will recommend this

Tue, January 14, 2020 @ 12:41 PM

28. wrote:
It's the best time to make some plans for the future and it is time to be happy.
I've read this post and if I could I desire to suggest you some interesting things or advice.
Maybe you could write next articles referring to this article.
I desire to read more things about it!

Wed, January 15, 2020 @ 4:18 AM

29. wrote:
My brother recommended I might like this blog. He was totally right.
This post actually made my day. You cann't imagine just how much time I had spent for
this information! Thanks!

Fri, January 24, 2020 @ 11:41 AM

30. wrote:
Whatever Happened to Trump’s Infrastructure Boom?
- Restore T.R.U.S.T.

Wed, January 29, 2020 @ 5:43 PM

Add a New Comment


Comment Guidelines: No HTML is allowed. Off-topic or inappropriate comments will be edited or deleted. Thanks.