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Infrastructure in the News: Issues abound during Infrastructure Week

May 20, 2016 | By: Olivia Wolfertz

With Infrastructure Week raising awareness of the important role our roads, bridges, transit and water infrastructure play, this week’s news headlines have been powerful reminders of our need for further action. ASCE’s Failure to Act economic report continues to garner news headlines, emphasizing our infrastructure...

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Tags: #infrastructurematters, failure to act, Infrastructure Week, transit

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#InfrastructureMatters Hits the Hill

May 18, 2016 | By: Becky Moylan

The message that #InfrastructureMatters made its way to Capitol Hill today, as American business, labor, citizen groups, and more met with members of Congress and their staffs. Mid-day, the group took a break from Infrastructure Week Advocacy Day meetings to come together at a congressional...

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Tags: congress, economy, Infrastructure Week

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Infrastructure in the News: Transit, Roads and the Consequences of Inaction

May 13, 2016 | By: Olivia Wolfertz

With Infrastructure Week around the corner, the release of ASCE’s most recent Failure to Act economic study, and more state action towards addressing infrastructure needs, this week has been significant for infrastructure awareness. Infrastructure Week is May 16-23, and will call attention to why #InfrastructureMatters...

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Infrastructure Week Events to Check Out

May 12, 2016 | By: Brittney Kohler

There’s a great line up of events happening for Infrastructure Week! See what’s happening near you! Infrastructure Week Calendar of Events Saturday, May 14 Event Location Organizer 9:30 am – 12:00 pm WTS-DC: Complete Streets Bike Tour of Arlington, VA Arlington VA Women’s Transportation Seminar...

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Tags: #infrastructurematters, economics, economy, infrastructure, Infrastructure Week, sustainability, transportation

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White House Summit on Resilience

May 12, 2016 | By: Infrastructure Report Card

An important aspect of rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure is resiliency. While Congress has been hit or miss on infrastructure issues this Congress, yes on Surface Transportation, not so much on resilience and building sciences, the White House has recently begun to place more emphasis on...

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Tags: congress, resilience, White House

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The High Cost of Underinvesting in Infrastructure: $9 a day

May 10, 2016 | By: Becky Moylan

Today’s release of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Failure to Act: Closing the Investment Gap for America’s Economic Future reveals that inadequate infrastructure is costing every American family $3,400 a year in disposable income. The economic study, an update to the initial series ASCE...

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Tags: Airports, Drinking Water, economics, economy, electricity, inland waterways, ports, surface transportation, wastewater