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Reflections on the Path Forward

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By Kerry O'Hare, Building America's Future Board Member

May 5, 2021

As we are about to embark on the 9th annual United for Infrastructure: A Week to Champion America's Infrastructure that will take place May 10-14, this is an ideal time to reflect on where we’ve been and what the future may have in store for transportation.  

With a Little Bit of Courage, We Can Get This Done

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October 27, 2020

Technology is the Asphalt of the Future

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By Kerry O'Hare, Building America's Future Board Member

September 11, 2020

Technology is the aphalt of the future.  Think about that.  What a powerful and insightful statement.

While I wish I could take credit for coming up with it - that goes to Senator Catherine Cortez Masto who said it at a hearing several months ago.

Infrastructure Week 2018

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America takes its infrastructure for granted. But the transportation, water, energy and communications systems that made our country a powerhouse are all overdue for an upgrade. This growing crisis has been an issue for years, and commuters, workers and businesses suffer as those upgrades continue to be delayed.

Waiting for Godot – A Year in Review

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By Kerry O’Hare, Vice President and Director of Policy, Building America’s Future

December 20, 2017

Don’t Get stuck in a Holiday Jam – Download I’m Stuck

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By Kerry O’Hare, Vice President and Director of Policy, Building America’s Future

December 14, 2017

It’s that time of the year again, when we are surrounded by bright lights and bustling. I’m not talking about the many Americans rushing to complete their holiday shopping or the beautiful light displays making our communities glow. I’m talking about brake lights in traffic. I’m talking about overcrowded public transit. I’m talking about airport delays.

Tax Reform and Infrastructure

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By Kerry O’Hare, Vice President and Director of Policy, Building America’s Future

October 30, 2017

Washington was buzzing last week as reports surfaced that White House National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn floated a modest gas tax increase proposal while meeting with the bipartisan Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus. Building America’s Future applauds Gary Cohn’s remarks, as we have advocated for modernizing the federal gas tax for several years. 

Ten Years Later

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By Kerry O’Hare, Vice President and Director of Policy

August 14, 2017

It’s hard to believe that ten years have passed since the horrific collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, killing 13 and injuring 145 people on August 1, 2007. In addition to the terrible loss of life and the injuries sustained, a major commuting route for over 140,00 daily vehicles was lost for nearly fourteen months.

Uncle Sam Wants You – to Download I’m Stuck

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By Kerry O’Hare, Vice President and Director of Policy, Building America’s Future

June 23, 2017

America’s Airports are Falling Behind

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By Kerry O’Hare, Vice President and Director of Policy, Building America’s Future

June 20, 2017