Tell Congress what your commute to work is really like! “I’m Stuck,” a new mobile app from Building America’s Future in partnership with the U.S. Travel Association, allows travelers to share their frustration with Congress when they’re stuck in traffic, on the tarmac or delayed by subway.  Click for the free iOS and Android download.

  • September 29, 2014 News Roundup Infrastructure in the News: September 29, 2014

    Infrastructure in the News: September 29, 2014

     

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    The “Water Works!” Report & Why It Matters

    http://watercitizennews.com/why-the-water-works-report-matters/

    Water Citizens from every corner of the continent are descending upon New Orleans this weekend for the start of the 87th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference – WEFTEC(R) - where a major topic will be a new report on the impact of water utility projects on local economies and jobs creation…The range of organizations participating in Washington today demonstrates the wide-spread recognition of the water sector’s economic importance. Today’s events are being co-hosted by: American Society of Civil Engineers, Building America’s Future

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  • September 26, 2014 News Roundup Infrastructure in the News: September 26, 2014

    Infrastructure in the News: September 26, 2014

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    Ex-transportation chief Ray LaHood thinks America is 'one big pothole,' makes pitch for higher gas tax

    http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2014/09/25/ex-transportation-chief-ray-lahood-thinks-america.html

    Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood is still likening the country's highways to a broken road. "Our transportation system is broken," LaHood said Thursday during a speech in Baltimore. "America is one big pothole because of the brutal winter that we had last winter. Nobody's addressing the issue." LaHood is now a senior policy adviser for the global law firm DLA Piper and co-chairman of Building America's Future Educational Fund, an infrastructure interest group.

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