National Bloomberg News Poll Shows Support for Gas Tax

A new Bloomberg National Poll was released revealing that fifty-five percent of Americans would support an increase in the federal gas tax.  Raising the gas tax would provide the revenue needed to… More >>

LIRR Third Track Gets Go Ahead

NYS Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan gave the green light to approve the MTA’s $2.9 capital program amendment which includes $1.9 billion for the LIRR Third Track Project.  This historic dec… More >>

Congratulations to SKE Team on the Opening of the Kosciuszko Bridge

Congratulations to the Skanska Kiewit ECCO III team on a successful public opening of the Kosciuszko Bridge on April 27.  The celebration began with a ribbon cutting ceremony in the afternoon wher… More >>

GCA Members Build the Foundations of New York

When we talk about what GCA members build, we refer to our roads, bridges, tunnels and transit projects as forming the foundations of the greatest city on earth. But the truth is t… More >>

GCA Speaker Series Featured NYC’s Infrastructure Commissioners

The General Contractors Association of New York hosted a lively discussion with the Commissioners of New York City’s infrastructure agencies on June 13th. The panel featured DOT Commi… More >>

New APTA Report Highlights Economic Benefit of Transit

The American Public Transit Association (APTA) released a new demographic study on public transit. The report Who Rides Public Transportation demonstrates how integral public transit is to the econ… More >>

ASCE Gives Infrastructure in the U.S. a D+

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently released its quadrennial infrastructure report card. The Report Card examines current infrastructure conditions and needs, assigning grades a… More >>

GCA Hosts Project Management Workshop for DBEs and MWBEs

To start the New Year, the General Contractors Association hosted a three-day project management workshop for certified DBE and MWBE heavy civil and specialty trade contractors.  The workshop focu… More >>

Elaine Chao Confirmed as Transportation Secretary

Elaine Cho was confirmed as the next U.S. Transportation Secretary. Chao served as Secretary of the Department of Labor from 2001-2009, Deputy Secretary of Transportation from 1989-1991 and is the … More >>

New York depends on mass transit.

“New York may depend on mass transit to get people to work; but what they eat, the office supplies they need, the milk their children drink, the clothes they wear and much more all arrive on the … More >>