By Kate Hinds | 09/27/2012
Source: Transportation Nation
On Thursday’s 30 Issues in 30 Days, the WNYC election series took a look at infrastructure.
Host Brian Lehrer notes that word did not come up in the convention speeches of either President Obama or Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Neither, for that matter, did transportation.
How times have changed. President Obama once talked so often about building roads and bridges we turned those mentions into an interactive chart.
Meanwhile, said one of the Brian Lehrer Show guests, it’s not just that we have an infrastructure problem. “It’s that we can’t even deal with it how bad the problem is. “We are beyond denial of the crisis,” said Infrastructure USA‘s Steven Anderson.
Listen to the conversation below.
Want to learn more about how infrastructure became a partisan issue? Go here.