Investing in America's Vital Public UtilitiesBuy Full Issue$34.95
“Together, the united forces of our communication and transportation systems are dynamic elements in the very name we bear — United States. Without them, we would be a mere alliance of many separate parts.”
So stated President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who signed the Federal Highway Act of 1956, creating the Interstate Highway System.
Since that time, America’s public infrastructure has grown into a vast network of roads, bridges, tunnels, wastewater management systems, airports, and transit systems — much of it aging quickly and badly in need of repair. The collapse of the I-35 W Missis…
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Background and Current ChallengesRead More
Problems and Need for New ApproachesRead More
Rationale and Major ProvisionsRead More
Recent Action on Public InfrastructureRead More
Pro & Con
Should Congress Pass the National Infrastructure Bank Act?