Making smart choices about infrastructure policy can help address larger policy challenges, from transportation to technology to flood protection.
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America’s national parks are more popular than ever, but they’re facing serious challenges. Aging infrastructure and decades of underfunding have resulted in a backlog of maintenance repairs that is estimated at nearly $11.3 billion.
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The fiscal challenges facing all levels of government are focusing attention on the federal-state relationship and leading to discussions about how costs should be allocated among local, state, and the federal governments. Pew provides policymakers...
The United States has over 3.5 million miles of shoreline, and coastal counties are home to more than 123 million people. These areas, often heavily populated and highly developed, are at risk from floods and hurricanes. Pew’s initiative focuses on...