As part of its mandate as a non-partisan membership organization and think tank, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) publishes high quality content that puts some of the biggest issues we face in the context of the global community in which we live. In this Progress Report, the CFR presents a high level infographic detailing the challenges the U.S. faces in its transportation infrastructure.Read more
The idea of Public/Private Partnerships, especially in critical areas such as Infrastructure, are a no-brainer to some and a cause for concern for others. What are the pros and cons? Are there guidelines which have proven to make such partnerships more effective? In Private Capital, Public Good, the Brookings Institution provides a detailed, thorough discussion that helps shed light on these potential win-win engagements.Read more
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Infrastructure in the United States has suffered from a lack of a consistent long term strategy and a lack of sufficient funding to truly address our critical needs in this area. One of the most prominent experts in this area is Rosabeth Moss Kanter, chair and director of Harvard’s Advanced Leadership Initiative and author most recently of MOVE: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead.Read more