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Candidates, Citizens, and the Media Paying Greater Attention to Infrastructure …

January 13, 2012 | By: America's Infrastructure Report Card

As we start the new year, there has been an increased national focus on campaigns and elections, from the presidential race, to congressional elections and state elections. Whatever the source of news coverage, you’ve likely noticed the saturation of coverage on debates, speeches, town halls,...

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ASCE Releases Economic Study on Nation’s Water Infrastructure

December 15, 2011 | By: America's Infrastructure Report Card

ASCE is releasing a report today identifying the long-term consequences to the nation’s economy from failing to invest today in our aging drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. The report is the second in a four part series of economic studies assessing the impacts of continued...

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Tags: economics, water infrastructure

Romans and Roads

December 2, 2011 | By: America's Infrastructure Report Card

Since the beginning of our current economic downturn, pundits and armchair historians alike have compared the modern United States to the Roman Empire shortly before its decline. I usually change the channel or flip to the next page when I read such headlines, because to...

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Tags: economics, infrastructure, transportation

Senate Committee is “Moving Ahead for Progress”

November 8, 2011 | By: America's Infrastructure Report Card

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee released their long awaited two year surface transportation authorization bill this week. The bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century or MAP-21, maintains current levels of investment plus inflation for fiscal years 2012 and 2013, while...

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Tags: transportation

President Continues Push for Infrastructure Investment

November 7, 2011 | By: America's Infrastructure Report Card

In 1947, the home of Francis Scott Key, author of the “Star Spangled Banner”, was set to be demolished after several unsuccessful bids to restore it by the historic community of Georgetown. The home of the poet and patriot was eventually leveled, but after many...

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Audi's Take on American Roads

September 26, 2011 | By: America's Infrastructure Report Card

Have you seen the new Audi ad?  Check out what the folks at Foreign Policy’s Passport blog had to say about it.  (And if you haven’t seen it, you can view a clip here as well.) My take on the new Audi commercial was slightly...

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Tags: infrastructure, infrastructure report card, transportation