Chicago's Airports are Preparing for Growth Says Commissioner Andolino
CHICAGO, October 3, 2012 - An article by Chicago Department of Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino entitled "Investing in U.S. Airports for the Future: Chicago Leads the Way" is one of the feature stories in the October issue of the Eno Center for Transportation online newsletter. Each month, the Eno Brief features articles by industry experts who share their thoughts about the current state of transportation and their visions to improve the industry. The full article is available here.
In the article, Andolino discusses the importance of continuing to invest in airports to grow the industry's positive impact on the nation's economy. Using O'Hare and Midway International Airports as a reference, Andolino describes why making necessary investments in aviation infrastructure on the ground and in the skies is critical to ensuring the U.S. stays competitive in the global aviation industry. She also advocates reforming the way airports are financed and for the creation of a national aviation policy whereby stakeholders examine issues collectively and build consensus across the various sectors of the aviation industry.
Commissioner Andolino serves as one of 18 members on the Eno Board of Advisors. The advisory board members are comprised of leaders from across industry and government, and possess extensive knowledge and expertise in surface, air and water- based transportation policy, management and operations.
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