The Hill: The strategy Biden needs to pass his infrastructure plan
April 7, 2021
Fortune: It's time to invest in infrastructure like the economy depends on it
March 25, 2021
Infrastructure has been underfunded for many years and the consequences are very clear - people forced to go without power, heat, and water, or a whole town affected when a bridge collapses, a dam breaks, or transit fails.
We continue to ignore the inadequacies of our infrastructure at our own peril. For too long, policymakers and elected officials eschewed needed investment, leaving our built networks to suffer—everything from capacity challenges to inadequate maintenance budgets.
The Hill: It happened again: Voters are sick and tired of bad roads
December 18, 2019
Now that the votes from November’s off-year elections have been tallied and the results analyzed, one thing is clear: It happened again.
Transport Topics: Opinion: A Future for Highway Funding
By Ed Rendell and Ray LaHood | Co-chaires, Buliding America's Future
May 22, 2018
The expansive infrastructure networks that were built in the 20th century have served our nation well. As America’s economy grew, people and goods continued to move across the country, and the quality of life for all our citizens continued to improve. But in recent years, our infrastructure has been neglected and underfunded as policymakers in Washington have ignored the decay and disrepair of our roads, bridges and transit systems.
The Hill: Congress needs to turn to local leaders to fix our infrastructure
By Marcia Hale
May 11, 2018
The Hill: Don’t forget the state of the Metro this SOTU
By Marcia Hale
January 25, 2018
NY Post: Yes, a new Hudson train tunnel is a national need
By Ed Rendell
January 25, 2018
Gridlock, delayed trains, rising tempers and frayed nerves. Sound familiar? If you are a traveler along the Northeast Corridor between Boston and Washington, DC, you know too well the frustrations and delays associated with trying to get into and out of Manhattan.
But government officials who don’t ride the route should be frustrated, too — the system’s failures are a major economic drag.
Newsweek: Can Trump Make His Infrastructure Plan a Bipartisan Reality?
By Ray LaHood
January 3, 2018
Messy commutes, dilapidated bridges and major delays are just some of the headlines that Americans have gotten used to seeing on a daily basis. Solutions to these challenges are within our grasp, but it’s going to take both parties and both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue working together to make the hard choices.
The News & Observer: Airport infrastructure needs renovation
By Michael Landguth and Ed Rendell
December 28, 2017
There has been much talk in Washington about the need to invest in our nation’s failing infrastructure but few tangible steps have been taken so far to prioritize and fund infrastructure projects that will keep the United States globally competitive.
Providence Journal: Smart investment in R.I. jobs
December 12, 2017
By Iftikhar Ahmad and Ed Rendell
While there has been a lot of talk in Washington and around the country about needing to invest in our nation’s failing infrastructure, few tangible steps have been taken so far to actually make infrastructure investment a national priority.