Infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure


  • DC Metro GM: We can't wait any longer

    Discussing the challenges to fixing the D.C. metro, with Washington D.C. Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld.

  • DC Metro, cell phones Washington DC

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on upgrades to the Washington Metro System.


  • Iron ore and steel prices may not take off even with a massive infrastructure investment in China.

    China plans to invest $720 billion on 303 transport infrastructure projects over three years. How will the spending impact commodity markets?

  • A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers watch over a line of people awaiting security screening

    Passengers and airlines aren't getting what they're paying for as long as long airport security lines linger, experts told CNBC.


  • Repairing US roads could rack up mega bill

    A report shows fixing critical infrastructure could pare $4 trillion from the GDP in a decade.

  • Ride the Hyperloop by 2021?

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from North Las Vegas on the first test run of the Hyperloop One and looks at the transportation company's aggressive timeline for it to become a reality.

  • Hyperloop test run

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from Nevada where the first test of the Hyperloop was just completed and looks into the timeline for the ultra-high-speed transportation.

  • Hyperloop test just a first step in deployment: Professor

    Professor David Levinson, University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies Department of Civil Engineering, discusses the future of Hyperloop as it completes its first test.

  • Heathrow is operating at full capacity and has been campaigning for 25 years for the green light to build a third runway, but political wrangling, objections from local residents in west London and environmentalists has prevented expansion. A government-appointed Airports Commission last year named Heathrow, Britain's busiest airport, as the preferred...

  • *Tenders expected for Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and India. DUBAI, May 10- Turkish airport operator TAV is planning to bid for new tenders in Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and India in the next 12-24 months, Chief Executive Sani Sener told Reuters on Tuesday, aiming to accelerate its push into new markets. "We are going to be very active in South East Asia and Africa and...

  • "A rational, refined, streamlined environmental process is actually a huge step further and benefits the environment," said Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Executive Director Pat Foye. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey said during a panel discussion that excessive red tape threatened to make Amtrak's $24 billion Gateway Project, which includes...

  • MEXICO CITY, May 9- Spanish construction firm Ferrovial SA may cancel its plan to bid jointly with cash-strapped local builder ICA for a contract to build a $3.5 billion terminal building for Mexico City's new airport, people familiar with the matter said. Ferrovial, which won a 2010 contract to build a terminal at London's Heathrow Airport for around 800...

  • BERLIN/ LONDON, May 5- European airports are racing to redesign terminals and offer new services to pull more passengers into their stores, in the face of online competition and militant attacks that have kept away some big-spending Asian travellers. Vienna Airport, for example, plans to expand the shopping and food area in its Terminal 2 by about 50 percent-...

  • The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will add officers at airports expected to have the highest passenger volumes, said Jeh Johnson, secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, in a statement on Wednesday. He added that he has asked Congress to approve additional funds to pay for officers' overtime and to meet "critical short-term needs."

  • May 4- California Public Employees' Retirement System said it bought a 10 percent share of the Indiana Toll Road Concession Co LLC from fund manager IFM Investors, marking its first investment in U.S. transportation. ITRCC operates and maintains a 157- mile divided highway, known as the Indiana Toll Road for Indiana. Direct investment in transportation by a...

  • May 4- The United States is to increase the number of airport security staff and bomb-sniffing dogs and ramp up its pre-screening enrollment efforts in an attempt to address airlines' concerns that long airport lines this summer might discourage air travel. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will add officers at airports expected to have the...

  • A woman waits for a subway train in New York City.

    Today, train delays are rising, and even a hiccup like a sick passenger or a signal malfunction can inundate stations with passengers.

  • April 29- All flights into Philadelphia International Airport were halted for less than an hour on Friday morning after pilots of two planes reported problems- including smoke in the cabin- before landing safely. The pilot of American Eagle flight 4801 from Richmond, Virginia, operated by Piedmont Airlines, reported smoke in the cockpit just before the plane's...