The United States has a huge infrastructure for transportation, energy and water. It is expensive to keep it in good shape to, not to mention upgrading it to meet new demands. Below is a list of links to recent posts and articles on the subject of our degrading infrastructure and what it will cost to fix it.
It’s Disturbingly Common For Americans To Go Days Without Safe Drinking Water (Erbentraut, J., Huffington Post, May 23, 2016)
Obama’s Big Pitch for Infrastructure Falls Short (Pianin, E., & Ehley, B., Fiscal Times, July 28,2013)
Blue-Ribbon Panel Reveals Shaky State of NJ's Water, Gas, Power, and Transportation Infrastructures (Johnson, T., NJ Spotlight, Mar. 4, 2013)
Performance of power grid slips even as Americans pay more to maintain it; outages last longer (New York Times [Associated Press], Mar. 5, 2013)
Fixing America’s infrastructure: Obama’s mission impossible? (Debusmann, B., Daily Star, Feb. 15, 2013)
Governments Look for New Ways to Pay for Roads and Bridges (Schwartz, J., New York Times, Jan 14, 2013)