Between the release of the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, the implementation of a gas tax in states across the country, and waiting for President Trump’s highly-anticipated infrastructure plan, 2017 has been a full year for ASCE. Take a look at our 5 most read blog posts from 2017:
In May, legislators introduced the BRIDGE Act to establish a national infrastructure bank to give state and local governments another tool in the toolbox for financing infrastructure projects.
Across the country, a number of states, including California, Indiana, Montana, and Tennessee, invested in infrastructure through gas tax increases.
In March, ASCE released the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, which gave America an overall D+ grade, and launched a new report card website.
Oregon joined in on the gas tax trend that took place this year, implementing a 10-cent per gallon tax and bike fee. These changes will begin with a 4-cent increase in 2018, and will go into full-effect in 2024.
On election day, voters across the country showed up to approve infrastructure investment ballot measures.