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Airports, Air Traffic Control on Trump’s Infrastructure to-do List

President Donald Trump hosted another gathering of CEOs Tuesday at the White House and improving the nation’s crumbling roads, bridges and airports was on the agenda yet again.

“The U.S. is now 16th in the world in infrastructure, and anybody who goes to our airports or drives on our roads is in close touch that we could do better… our infrastructure is in a very sub-par position, said Blackstone Group Chairman Stephen Schwarzman during an interview on FOX Business’ “Mornings with Maria,” ahead of the meeting. “This is… not that hard because we know we have a huge, multi-trillion dollar need and it’s just a question of how you finance it.”

Trump’s push to combine private-public infrastructure reform may advance some government proposals already in the works, including a GOP plan to reform America’s ever-aging air traffic control system (ATC).

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Outlet: Fox Business
Author: Matthew Kazin
Type: Online
Date: April 12, 2017
Title: Airports, Air Traffic Control on Trump’s Infrastructure to-do List
Link: http://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/2017/04/12/airports-air-traffic-control-on-trumps-infrastructure-to-do-list.html