Rebuilding America

APA National Infrastructure Investment Task Force

Rebuilding AmericaAPA's National Infrastructure Investment Task Force was created to evaluate current conditions and challenges affecting the nation's vital infrastructure, develop a new vision for that infrastructure, and identify recommendations for changes in public policy and planning practice.

The group is headed by APA President Bruce Knight, FAICP; APA President Elect Mitchell Silver, AICP; and APA Past President Robert Hunter, FAICP.

The task force steering committee will include the chairs of six sub-committees, focused on the topics of transportation, water, energy, technology and telecommunications, public facilities and green infrastructure.

Final Report

Complete findings of the Infrastructure Task Force.

Task Force Status Report

A report to the APA Board on the task force's activities and plans for future initiatives.

Town Hall Toolkit

Materials to assist chapters and in conducting local infrastructure events.

Regional Field Hearings

Six meetings were held across the nation to identify major issues of regional concerns related to infrastructure policy and investment.

November 20, 2008

Washington, D.C.
December 16, 2008

Tallahassee, Florida
February 4, 2009

Arlington, Texas
March 9, 2009

Lincoln, Nebraska
March 20, 2009

Ontario, California
April 1, 2009

Learn about Field Hearings



Chicago Regional Infrastructure Field Hearing

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2008 Federal Policy & Program Briefing

Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer's address

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