Ed Mortimer

Blog | November 09, 2019
Transportation Ballot Victories Are a Message to D.C. to Cement a New Infrastructure Bill

Listen to the 6-minute podcast In 1950, before the United States’ Interstate Highway System was built, the U.S. Census Bureau reported America’s population was 151.3 million. In 2020, that number is projected to be 341.4 million — an increase of more than 125 percent. But you know what hasn’t kept

Background | January 04, 2020
Insufficient Infrastructure Funding Impacts U.S. Mobility and Companies Such as UPS

Infrastructure Needs Movement from Federal Leaders “Goods don’t stop at state borders,” offers Jensen. “Transportation networks don’t stay wholly within or move intrastate and you look at the United States Constitution and see that the role of interstate commerce is very clear. … And we need a strong federal program

Blog | January 23, 2020
ATM Launches Interactive Map that Zeros In On Regional Transportation Challenges

Part of the focus of the Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) Coalition is examining and communicating the regional infrastructure needs, diminished investment, and project opportunities in different states.

Blog | February 03, 2020
Declining Global Ranking for U.S. Infrastructure + Looming Highway Trust Fund Insolvency = Need for New Investment

The World Economic Forum (WEF) “The Global Competitiveness Report 2019” ranking of America’s infrastructure and the future insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) prove the serious and pressing coast-to-coast issues that our nation and elected leaders need to address.

Blog | February 13, 2020
Trump SOTU Promotes Infrastructure Investment & NSSGA Head Says It’s Go Time NOW

Listen to the 10-minute podcast -- National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) President & CEO Michael Johnson has been speaking about President Trump’s recent State of the Union address and the vigorous bipartisan reception that talk of infrastructure investment received.