Building America’s Future congratulates Former Pennsylvania Governor and current BAF co-chair Ed Rendell on receiving the Philadelphia Center for Architecture’s Edmund N. Bacon award. The annual Edmund N. Bacon Prize & Lecture honors one outstanding national figure who has advocated for excellence in urban development, planning, thought, and design through conviction of vision, effective communication, and a commitment to improving their community. Click here to learn more about Gov. Rendell and click here to learn more about the Edmund N. Bacon award.
April 22, 2014
Infrastructure in the News: April 22, 2014
The Hill: NTSB chief warns against complacency in farewell address
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairwoman Deborah Hersman warned Monday against complacency in regulating U.S. transportation systems in her farewell address.Read More
April 21, 2014
Infrastructure in the News: April 21, 2014
The Boston Globe: Now is the time to rebuild our national infrastructure
ARE YOU proud of New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport? It’s a question I ask nearly every audience I speak to these days. JFK, after all, is the largest entry point for foreign visitors arriving in what sees itself as the greatest city on earth.
America's transportation infrastructure includes our highways, bridges, tunnels, railways, airports, transit systems, ports, and freight goods movement.Related Topics:
America's water systems includes our dams, levees, waterways, as well as our drinking water and wastewater treatment plants.Related Topics:
- Press Release Former Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell Calls for Port, Waterway Strategy in Speech to American Association of Port Authorities Read More
- Press Release BAF Educational Fund Releases Infrastructure Report: Falling Apart and Falling Behind Read More
- Published Report An Economic Analysis of Infrastructure Investment Read More
“Public and private investment in the economic foundation of the United States is critical for long-term economic prosperity. The United States’ global competitiveness is dependent upon the construction and maintenance of a world class infrastructure.”