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August 22, 2014
Infrastructure in the News: August 22, 2014
Washington Post: Rebuilding America, one bridge at a time
This country needs to invest and grow again. Right now we’re disinvesting in a critical economic asset — public works infrastructure. With infrastructure there is no standing still. Either you invest and grow, or you don’t and slip behind in jobs and competitiveness. Our public infrastructure is rusting, rotting and, in some cases, falling apart, and we now lag behind nations that are investing in modern, efficient, low-carbon infrastructure.
August 21, 2014
Infrastructure in the News: August 21, 2014
The Hill: GOP senators predict highway funding will change
Sens. John Boozman (R-Ark.) and James Inhofe (R-Okla.) predicted this week that lawmakers will find a new way to pay for U.S. transportation projects beyond the gas tax, according to the Fort Smith, Ark., Southwest Times Record.Read More
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
“Our citizens do not want less transportation. They want more. They do not want us to spend more on the same old thing or just move money around from one idea to the next. They want us to invest in a disciplined and strategic way in the things that improve the quality of their lives and grow their opportunities.”