Addressing Infrastructure, or Forgetting it?
National Journal asks its panel of transportation experts.
"The administration and key transportation leaders in Congress both say they want a highway bill before August, but the chances of meeting that goal shrink with each passing day that a bill isn't circulated. The natives (i.e., industry) are getting restless. Transportation for America put out a report last week titled 'The Fix We're In For,' saying 1 in 9 bridges and overpasses is in poor enough condition to be dangerous. AECOM Technology put out a white paper last week titled 'U.S. Infrastructure: Ignore the Need or Retake the Lead?' arguing that highways, bridges, and public works require 'urgent attention.'"