Building America’s Future congratulates Former Pennsylvania Governor and current BAF co-chair Ed Rendell on receiving the Philadelphia Center for Architecture’s Edmund N. Bacon award. The annual Edmund N. Bacon Prize & Lecture honors one outstanding national figure who has advocated for excellence in urban development, planning, thought, and design through conviction of vision, effective communication, and a commitment to improving their community. Click here to learn more about Gov. Rendell and click here to learn more about the Edmund N. Bacon award.
March 7, 2014
Infrastructure in the News: March 7, 2014
The Hill: Rail industry, regulators debate feasibility of automating trains
Rail industry officials and federal accident regulators disagreed about the viability of a looming mandate that most U.S. railways be equipped with automated control systems by the end of next year during a Senate hearing on Thursday.
March 6, 2014
Infrastructure in the News: March 6, 2014
BAF IN THE NEWS
Forbes: Mike Bloomberg on the UN, Climate change and how Obama’s efforts are just not enough
In an interview with Mike Bloomberg, philanthropist and 108thMayor of New York City, we discussed his involvement with theC40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, his recent appointment as UN Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, what he thinks about President Obama’s efforts to tackle the climate crisis, and much more.
America's transportation infrastructure includes our highways, bridges, tunnels, railways, airports, transit systems, ports, and freight goods movement.Related Topics:
America's water systems includes our dams, levees, waterways, as well as our drinking water and wastewater treatment plants.Related Topics:
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“With the very future of federal investment in our transportation infrastructure in question, we’re standing at a generational crossroads, and we must think carefully before we choose a path.”