From old days as a manager I always took a stance. I don’t care who is to blame. We have to make it better beginning with ‘Now’.
Yes, I am in favor of spending on infrastructure more so this morning. I have followed infrastructure in my region – San Diego county, and then California. But, a peek around the web today I see only articles about infrastructure failing in the U.S. today. Of importance is it won’t take billions . . . it will take trillions. It is estimated 3.6 trillion by 2020. Wow!!! We will reach that at the end of Trump’s term.
If any wish to understand its complexity today take a peek at a 2013 report by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), which is 3 years ago. It shows 16 talking points. The only one with a B, but a minus, was solid waste. There are 11 with D and four with a C. To me that is alarming.
2013 Report Card for America's Infrastructure