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October 6, 2015 | By: Becky Moylan

There is a water main break every two minutes in the U.S. For such a valuable resource, we are not prioritizing it in the way we should. As cliché as it may sound, water makes everything possible. Morning coffee, fighting fires, manufacturing blue jeans, growing...

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Tags: Drinking Water

2013 Report Card for Americas Infrastructure

How long can 2015 infrastructure live off 1993 dollars?

October 2, 2015 | By: Olivia Wolfertz

With the passage of short-term FAA funding reauthorization, New York releasing its state infrastructure report card and more states prioritizing their infrastructure needs, Congress must now turn its attention to passing a long-term transportation bill before Oct. 29. This week, Congress approved a six-month extension...

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Tags: congress, gas tax, highway trust fund, state report card

New York Infrastructure Receives C- Report Card

September 29, 2015 | By: Brittney Kohler

In the inaugural 2015 Report Card for New York’s Infrastructure released today, the state received an overall grade of “C-” from the New York Council of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Assessing nine categories, the report finds that the state’s roads and bridges are...

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Tags: bridges, dams, infrastructure, New York, parks, report card, roads, solutions, transportation, water


Transit and Water Needs Capture Media Attention

September 25, 2015 | By: Olivia Wolfertz

With the Pope making his way across our northeastern cities, the topic of traffic congestion was a popular one, highlighting our nation’s transportation needs. The Onion even joked that the Pope even tried to improve the nation’s ailing infrastructure. While not directly related to the...

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Tags: gas tax, highway trust fund, transit, water infrastructure


A Simple Action’s Torturous Path

September 25, 2015 | By: Infrastructure Report Card

With the agreement by the House on September 16th to changes made by the Senate, H.R. 23, the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization of 2015, is on its way to the President’s desk and likely approval. The House action completes a six year path...

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Tags: congress, windstorm

Cash balance estimates of the Highway Account of the federal Highway Trust Fund;  courtesy of the Federal Highway Administration

Highway Fund in Trouble by November 20th

September 23, 2015 | By: Peter Nonis

  The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) recently announced that the Highway Account of the federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF) will become insolvent by November 20, 2015 if Congress fails to provide additional revenue.  The HTF also has a Transit Account that will become insolvent...

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Tags: bridges, congress, highway trust fund, roads, transit, transportation