Tuesday, September 02, 2014

If Only There Were Shovel Ready Projects

$8 billion is pennies, really, and yet...
With each day, it seems, another accident illustrates the cost of deferred maintenance on public works, while offering a frustrating reminder to this cash-strained municipality of the daunting task it faces in dealing with the estimated $8.1 billion it would take to do the necessary repairs. The city’s total annual budget is about $26 billion.

Too many people around the world need to be liberated for us to focus on pesky little things like domestic infrastructure.