Submitted by ub on Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:22

This is National Infrastructure Week in the US. Do you believe this ridiculous irony?

Derailment on the busiest rail corridor in America, deteriorating roads and highways, while bridges and ports are crumbling as a result of a severe lack of commitment and Congress not doing their jobs.

Transportation funding has been shortchanged for years and our growth investment continues to dwindle. A $478-billion funding measure to shore up our transportation infrastructure, which experts agree is in dire need of modernization.

US taxpayers have been told for for years about our crumbling infrastructure, but nothing has occurred. Back in 2013 Report Card for America got a failing grade for Infrastructure

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White House sends Congress $478 billion, 6-year transportation bill

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