Join The
Coalition
Get The
Facts

Resources

Falling Apart

America's Infrastructure In Need of Repair

View the Slideshow

Policy Recommendations for a Long-Term Infrastructure Plan

Building America’s Future believes that a strong and vibrant infrastructure is essential to keeping America competitive, to improving our public safety and to enhancing the quality of life for every American.

View BAF's Policy Recommendations

Gas Tax

24 states have passed gas tax increases since 2013.

View the List

Building America's Future 2016 Vision

In order to get the country on the best path forward we need a strong vision and a long-term infrastructure strategy. Building America’s Future is optimistic about the possibilities, now and in the decades to come, and will continue to encourage visionary leadership that ensures America’s place as the world’s technological leader and preeminent global economic power.

View the Paper

 

Building America's Future and US Travel Association Survey

On May 22, 2014, Building America's Future (BAF) and the US Travel Association (USTA) released the results of a survey of USTA members.  This survey shows that global competitiveness and economic and job growth are all severely imperiled by the United States’ collapsing transportation infrastructure.

View All Findings

Falling Apart and Falling Behind

Falling Apart and Falling Behind lays out the economic challenges posed by our ailing infrastructure, provides a comparative look at the smart investments being made by our international competitors, and suggests a series of recommendations for Congress to begin to build on MAP-21 and craft new innovative transportation policies in the U.S

View Full Report

Facts and Quotes

The United States is home to thousands of power generating plants and systems and almost 400,000 miles of electric transmission lines.
In 2009 India spent about 4 percent of its GDP on infrastructure.
Annual electricity use in the typical U.S. home has increased 61 percent since 1970.