Andrew Jefferis

Aii Media Coordinator

The Latest Releases from Aii

Aii notifies media and the public about important announcements regularly. You’ll find press releases about new team members, latest reports, coalitions we’ve joined, and even public statements on developments in public policy.

Please contact Aii for information regarding one of our publications. For all media inquiries, please contact Aii Media Coordinator, Andrew Jefferis at


New Nationwide Student Scholarship Competition (8.24.2023)

New Rail Report Offers Policymakers Insight into Train Length (8.7.2023)

Aii Applauds, Challenges Common Ground Alliance (CGA) (3.9.2023)

National Infrastructure Think Tank Launches Original Educational Campaign (3.1.2023)

Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure Announces New Leadership (2.15.2023)




New Rail Report Calls for More Data Before New Rules (12.12.2022)

Think Tank Releases New Report on Consensus Technologies Needed for Improving Excavation Damage Prevention (7.27.2022)

Think Tank Calls for Reexamination of Federal Damage Prevention Approach (4.20.2022)

South Carolina State Representative Joins Aii Advisory Council (2.23.2022)

Infrastructure Think Tank Calls For New Energy Model (1.26.2022)

Aii Highlights Oil and Gas Industry Challenges and Calls for Better Data Reporting (1.5.2022)




Aii Calls for Implementing Technology to Protect Underground Infrastructure (12.20.2021)

Robert Sumwalt Joins Aii Board of Directors (11.1.2021)

Nonprofit Kicks Off “Energy Month” with a Focus on America’s Key Energy Resources (8.3.2021)

New Report Shows Over 99.999% of U.S. Hazardous Material Is Transported Safely (7.1.2021)

New Policy Brief Outlines America’s Top 5 Infrastructure Challenges (6.16.2021)

New Policy Brief Recommends Infrastructure Reforms Needed To Build Back Better (5.25.2021)

Aii Joins American Flood Coalition – SC (2.18.2021)

Aii Joins American Flood Coalition (2.18.2021)

Mandy Gunasekara joins Aii Board of Directors (02.11.2021)




New Report Recommends Reforms to Damage Prevention Process (10.31.2020)

New Report Grades Each State’s Damage Prevention Laws (10.14.2020)

New Report Examines History and Trajectory of One-Call Centers and Damage Prevention Efforts (8.27.2020)

New Report: Improving Upon Our Dig Laws (4.30.2020)

Aii Launches New Virtual Classroom (4.23.2020)

New Report: The Revenue Failure of the Highway Trust Fund (2.25.2020)


Aii Policy Brief: Congress to Stop Passenger Railcars Purchases From China (10.1.2019)

New Report From Leading Infrastructure Think Tank Highlights Gains in Rail Safety, Recommends Increased Flexibility by Federal Regulator to Spur Technological Advances (7.17.2019)

Aii Submits Testimony of Brigham McCown Before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy (5.1.2019)


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The Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure (Aii) welcomed Kevin Gluba as Executive Director (7.19.2017)

Aii Calls for Innovation in Electric Grid Infrastructure (7.12.2017)

Amended Petition Providing More Information to PHMSA (3.8.2017)


Aii Requests New Rulemaking on Damage Prevention (9.1.2016)

New Aii Policy Study Makes the Case for Changes to State Damage Prevention Programs (8.11.2016)

Aii Policy Advisor, Shane Skelton, Publishes Column: Fix the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Now … or in 2017 (7.21.2016)

Aii Welcomes Former Obama Administration Official as Executive Director (7.19.16)

Aii Submits Comment on NPRM for FRA-2014-0033 (6.15.2016)

Chairman Publishes Report in European Energy Journal (3.29.16)

Aii Board Member, Chris Kilgore, featured in Washington Post (3.7.2016)

Think Tank Commends Senate on Hearing for WRDA Reauthorization (2.11.16)

ICYMI: Aii Executive Director Publishes Article on Alternative Methods to Funding Infrastructure Projects (1.29.16)

Aii Releases New Report Highlighting Jones Act as Outdated Trade Policy (1.19.16)

Aii Executive Director Published in Public Sector Digest (1.15.2016)

DOT Announcement to Make Self-Driving Cars a Reality (1.14.16)


Leaders of Think Tank Publish Article on Excavation Safety Technologies (12.10.15)

Event Emphasizes Need for European Energy Infrastructure (12.07.15)

Aii Hosts Event on EU Energy Connectivity in U.S. Capitol (12.3.2015)

Expert Panel Speaks on U.S. Energy Exports (11.24.15)

Senate PHMSA Bill Highlights Critical Infrastructure Issues (11.11.15)

Highway Bill Amendment Spotlights Rail Safety (11.04.2015)

Policy Update: Time Running out for Highway Funding Bill (10.28.2015)

FRA Announcement Earns Praise From Think Tank(10.15.2015)

Calling on Congress to Acknowledge Excavation Damage for PHMSA Reauthorization (09.25.2015)

“Back on Track: Bringing Rail Safety into the 21st Century”  (08.06.2015)

Report on Energy as an Instrument of Foreign Policy  (06.25.2015)

The Public Institute for Facility Safety, PIFS, publishes paper on The Highway Trust Fund (05.14.15)  Click here for the report

Chairman, Brigham A. McCown, Comments on Rail Rule Regulations (05.01.2015)

New Highway Trust Fund Bill Sets Road to Recovery (04.16.2015)

Chairman, Brigham A. McCown, Rejects Senate Approach to Crude by Rail (03.25.2015)


New Educational Non-Profit to Tackle Nation’s Infrastructure Woes (10.21.2014)