Topic: Funding

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Biden’s United for Infrastructure remarks back ASCE’s investment message

United for Infrastructure 2021 week kicked off Monday with major – presidential – momentum.

FHWA grants help steer discussion of mileage-based tax

The Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives grant program is helping Ohio, Texas, Washington, D.C., and seven states along the Eastern Seaboard — among others — explore alternatives to the gas tax.

What is the cost of our failure to act?

When the nation fails to invest in infrastructure, everyone pays the price.

ASCE partners with new NSF research alliance

The National Science Foundation Directorate for Engineering this week launched the Engineering Research Visioning Alliance, the first engineering research visioning organization of its kind.

Now is (finally) the time to future-proof our infrastructure

Constantine Samaras and Mikhail Chester write of the unique opportunity afforded by the upcoming infrastructure bill in Congress, presenting it as a chance to finally address the country’s need for climate-resilient infrastructure.

House Democrats propose sweeping climate change bill

A March 2 House bill sets ambitious national targets for achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, boosts funding for drinking water infrastructure, and strengthens dam safety requirements.

Navajo Nation looks to future water-related economic development

The Navajo Nation’s plan to improve its residents’ access to water could also help with economic development. (Part two of a two-part series)

American Rescue Plan Act provides billions for transit, rail, airports, and water

Signed into law on March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act focuses on relieving the economic harm associated with the coronavirus pandemic, but it also includes significant funding for infrastructure.

Help ASCE raise the grades for America’s infrastructure

Every four years, ASCE releases the Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, which evaluates the condition and need for improvement of the nation’s infrastructure. The 2021 Report Card gave the U.S. a C- grade overall.

ASCE Legislative Fly-In strikes while Report Card iron hot

The timing couldn't have been better for the 2021 ASCE Legislative Fly-In.