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The Hill: It happened again: Voters are sick and tired of bad roads

By Ed Rendell/Co-Chair, Building America’s Future

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.

The Hill: This is the only solution to fixing America's crumbling infrastructure


December 5, 2017

By Former Gov. Ed Rendell

America no longer leads the world in infrastructure, and it didn’t need to be this way. Last Thursday, former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and I were invited to D.C. to talk to the bipartisan “Problem Solvers” congressional caucus. We were invited in our capacity as chairmen of Building America’s Future, to talk about infrastructure.

Bangor Daily News: Investing in airport infrastructure


November 23, 2017

By Anthony Caruso & Ed Rendell

While there has been a lot of talk in Washington about needing to invest in our failing infrastructure, few tangible steps have been taken so far to actually make infrastructure investment a priority.