3 thoughts on “GOP Infrastructure Improvement

  1. Gweilo Joe says:

    The five main projects of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (interactive multimedia explanations) South China Morning Post (May 2017) http://multimedia.scmp.com/news/china/article/One-Belt-One-Road/index.html
    See also: ● Yiwu-London railway line https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yiwu-London_railway_line ● Gwadar Port: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gwadar_Port ● Electrification of the Tehran-Mashhad railroad line https://financialtribune.com/articles/domestic-economy/66450/iran-china-team-up-on-new-silk-road-project (“1st cargo train linking NW China’s Yinchuan, Tehran begins operation” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8K8bWlI3DBM ) ● Central Asia–China gas pipeline https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Asia%E2%80%93China_gas_pipeline ● The Khorgos Gateway comes to life https://www.forbes.com/sites/wadeshepard/2017/02/20/khorgos-the-new-silk-roads-central-station-comes-to-life/#39c99c99c22e

  2. Scam alert says:

    “White House Draft Plan to Streamline Federal Permitting for Infrastructure Projects : This proposal outlines how the White House hopes to scale back environmental requirements, shorten federal timelines and limit judicial reviews in order to speed up the approval process for infrastructure projects. Some elements of the White House plan have changed since this document was drafted, including provisions related to the Endangered Species Act.” (Washington Post) http://apps.washingtonpost.com/g/documents/national/white-house-draft-plan-to-streamline-federal-permitting-for-infrastructure-projects/2731/ See also “Highway Trust Fund Cuts by State” https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/economy/reports/2018/01/19/445165/highway-trust-fund-cuts-state/

  3. Bait & Switch says:

    “Trump’s Infrastructure Con : America needs a big, bold infrastructure plan. Trump’s proposal is not one.” (US News and World Report) https://www.usnews.com/opinion/thomas-jefferson-street/articles/2018-02-12/donald-trumps-infrastructure-plan-is-a-con
    “Trump would cut more in federal infrastructure spending than he proposes to add, Democrats say” (Washington Post) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2018/02/12/trump-would-cut-more-in-federal-infrastructure-spending-than-he-proposes-to-add-democrats-say/?utm_term=.c280de21a57e

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