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The Hill: Congress needs to turn to local leaders to fix our infrastructure

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By Marcia Hale
May 11, 2018 

The Hill: Don’t forget the state of the Metro this SOTU

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By Marcia Hale

January 25, 2018

NY Post: Yes, a new Hudson train tunnel is a national need

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Deseret News: Congress can keep America's transportation moving

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By Ray LaHood and Ed Rendell

November 9, 2017

A safe, modern and efficient transportation system is critical to the economic success of our nation. Yet, policymakers in Washington have had their heads in the sand for years while our infrastructure continues to deteriorate. Our roads are clogged with traffic, our trains and buses are filled to capacity and our skies are approaching gridlock.

Corpus Christi Caller Times: Getting back to No. 1 — infrastructure

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By Ray LaHood and Ed Rendell

November 2, 2017

Many people believe that America’s infrastructure is No. 1.  That used to be the case, but it is no more.  According to the World Economic Forum, the economic competitiveness of our infrastructure was indeed number one — in 2005. Today, we are ranked ninth, behind France and the Netherlands.