ASCE‘s Report Card for America’s Infrastructure:
Drinking Water: D-
Hazardous Waste: D
Inland Waterways: D-
Public Parks & Recreation: C-
Solid Waste: C+
If this were my college transcript, I would have lost all of my scholarships!
I wonder how the extra $3B added to the transit stimulus will address these issues. I guess only time will tell.
- 2009 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure Reveals a Grade of D (gisuser.com)
- Engineers Give U.S. Infrastructure A ‘D’ (wbbm780.com)
- Advocates: Stimulus shortchanges mass transit (philly.com)
- Sinkhole Swallows Philadelphia Water Dept Truck (shameless plug)