How the Experts Would Fix America's Infrastructure

<p><em>Architect</em> magazine asked experts form a broad range of fields how they would use the $1.6 trillion it is estimated to cost to fix the nation's infrastructure. Respondents include Ron Paul, Richard Florida, Alex Garvin, and many others.</p>
February 12, 2008, 2pm PST | Nate Berg
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"Now more than ever, effective systems of public infrastructure are crucial for societies' health as populations grow and resources are squeezed. But in many countries, including the United States, public infrastructure is underfunded and under strain. The ULI estimates that it would cost $1.6 trillion to make needed upgrades to America's infrastructure."

"Hard problems demand creative solutions, so ARCHITECT asked a range of experts-architects, engineers, planners, nonprofit leaders, elected officials, and critics-how they'd fix America's infrastructure if they had the chance (and $1.6 trillion to spend)."

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Published on Friday, February 1, 2008 in Architect
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