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Hard Facts is a podcast that examines the best way to pay for the nation’s transportation infrastructure. We explore money-saving tools available to planners and builders and the case for using them through interviews with members of Congress, the Administration, and industry.

Hard Facts Portland Cement Association

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    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Hard Facts is a podcast that examines the best way to pay for the nation’s transportation infrastructure. We explore money-saving tools available to planners and builders and the case for using them through interviews with members of Congress, the Administration, and industry.

    EXCLUSIVE: Federal Highways Chief Bullish on 2020

    EXCLUSIVE: Federal Highways Chief Bullish on 2020

    EXCLUSIVE: FHWA Administrator Nicole Nason looks forward to working with Congress to finish a new surface reauthorization package in 2020.

    • 24 min
    A Gift from Congress

    A Gift from Congress

    Just in time for the holidays, Congress and the President have restored a planned $7.6 billion cut in transportation funding, boosting confidence in federal spending for projects across the United States.

    • 22 min
    The Road Ahead

    The Road Ahead

    Are we on the road to nowhere, or is there hope for the future of surface transportation in America? Tanya Snyder, transportation reporter for Politico Pro stops by to discuss the policy challenges ahead for regulating rapidly evolving transportation technologies.

    • 18 min
    When the Levee Breaks

    When the Levee Breaks

    On this episode, we talk to Mark Ogden, technical specialist and project manager for the Association of State Dam Safety Officials about the current state of America’s aquatic infrastructure.

    • 21 min
    The Future of the Interstate

    The Future of the Interstate

    On this episode, Neil Pedersen, Executive Director of the Transportation Research Board, shares the details of TRB’s The Future Interstate Report: 10 Big Ideas for the 21st Century.

    • 24 min
    Reading Economic Tea Leaves

    Reading Economic Tea Leaves

    On this episode, Ed Sullivan, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist in the Market Intelligence Group for the Portland Cement Association, shares the details of his annual Fall forecast for the economy and cement consumption.

    • 24 min

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