With a 2017 D+ report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers, America’s infrastructure is in dire need of help. The Democracy Collaborative’s director of research Thomas Hanna lays out the current situation and multiple alternative solutions to Trump’s faulty infrastructure plan in this article for In These Times. With the ability to create millions of jobs and drastically improve safety conditions across the country, Hanna’s solutions bring hope to an overwhelmingly dark problem.
Clearly, America’s infrastructure is in desperate need of repair and modernization. But there are right and wrong ways to take action.