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July 1, 2014

App lets public voice transportation woes directly to lawmakers

Building America’s Future and the U.S. Travel Association partnered to launch a co-branded “I’m Stuck” app, a mobile phone app that will empower millions of American travelers dealing with travel delays and frustrations.


July 30, 2013

New app lets commuters email Congress about transportation woes

“I’m Stuck” will allow users to immediately email their member of Congress to demand solutions to the infrastructure challenges that are keeping them from getting to their destination.


May 28, 2013

Report: 3 of 4 say U.S. transportation infrastructure upkeep key

Finding from national poll commissioned by the ARTBA to see how valuable Americans think road and transit network is to the nation, their everyday life, and relative to other modern necessities they routinely rely upon.


July 28, 2011

Report: Crumbling transportation infrastructure could cost U.S. $3.1 trillion

In 2010, deficiencies in America’s roads, bridges, and transit systems cost American households and businesses more than $129 billion, including approximately $97 billion in vehicle operating costs, $32 billion in delays in travel time, $1.2 billion in safety costs, and $590 million in environmental costs.


May 17, 2011

Report: Cities forced to look beyond fed funding for infrastructure projects

Denver, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Seattle and Salt Lake City cited as being particularly successful in moving projects forward, due largely to the willingness of local governments to pool resources and their ability to gain consensus on planning and spending strategies.


December 15, 2010

Leaders call for renewed fed infrastructure investment

An estimated $2.2 trillion investment is needed over the next five years just to get America's entire current infrastructure into "good condition" — an increase of 38 percent from five years ago.


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