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More Americans Dying on Roads

September 21, 2016 | By: Laura Hale

Last year, 35,092 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes in the United States, which averages out to 96 people per day. This represents a 7.2% increase in deaths from 2014, the largest percentage increase since 1966. While Americans drove more in 2015 than 2014...

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Tags: road safety, transportation

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New Game Changers are here!

September 20, 2016 | By: Becky Moylan

Today we added 15 new #GameChangers and two new trends to the repertoire. These projects showcase the power that innovation and investment can have to solve problems and improve our infrastructure. “Rebuilding Stronger” and “Sustainable Solutions” are the new trends we’ve identified that are shaping...

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Tags: energy, freight, gamechangers, transportation, water

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Infrastructure in the News: Water’s Winning Week

September 16, 2016 | By: Olivia Wolfertz

Thursday was a big day for water infrastructure. With the passing of WRDA in the Senate, Imagine a Day Without Water could not have fallen on a more fitting day. Yesterday hundreds of organizations across the country, including water agencies, mayors, engineers, schools and business...

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Senate Passes Major Water Resources Bill; All Eyes Turn to House

September 15, 2016 | By: Whitford Remer

In a major victory for ASCE and other infrastructure stakeholders (i.e. everyone!) the Senate on Thursday passed S.2848 the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 in a vote of 95-3. In many ways, passing the bill should be a no-brainer, as WRDA will increase America’s...

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Infrastructure Goes to the Polls on November 8

September 13, 2016 | By: Maria Matthews

Votes for the President and Members of Congress aren’t the only ones that will be cast this November. In some states, infrastructure funding measures will also be on the ballot. This is a trend that many states and localities have turned to as a way...

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Tags: 2016BallotInitiatives, infrastructure investment, states

Congress Returns to Town — Zika, Federal Budget and Water Resources Legislation All At Play

September 6, 2016 | By: Becky Moylan

Coming off a long summer break, Congress returns today to several realities it left unfinished in June. While a Water Resources bill is the top opportunity for infrastructure policy, other pressing issues may take precedence. In the warm months since leaving town, the Zika virus...

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Tags: Water Resources, water resources development act