Broken Bridges: Congress Looks For Solution To Woeful U.S. Infrastructure
Economic & Public Policy Research Senior Research Manager Branner Stewart provides expert analysis
From the article:
Tackling the deteriorating roads and railways of the U.S. will not be easy. Public-private partnerships are expected to be instrumental in seeing Trump's plan through to fruition, and the partnerships are often fraught with risks and challenges.
“Given how much underinvestment we’ve had, you wonder if this will be more smoke and mirrors,” UMass Donahue Institute Senior Research Manager Branner Stewart said. “If it’s the [public-private partnership] example, I don’t think that’s going to be able to come close to addressing our national and surface transportation issues.”
January 17, 2018