The administration is no longer pressured to capitulate to drilling offshore to achieve a "climate change" bill, since there is no one who would be bold enough to push an offshore drilling platform in this context. The vernacular in this game is changing too. Erase "climate change" from your minds; It's going to be "clean energy" all the way.
If the Climate Bill is in danger, what happens to efforts to reformulate transportation funding policies in the next Transportation Re-authorization? Are they inextricably linked? Will it look different? How and Why? How long can we keep a band-aid on our transportation funding problems?
Take a look at this video which illustrates the time-lapsed life-cycle of a roadway. When a decision is made to build a new road, it is a long-term commitment to an ever-expanding future budget for repair, renewal and rebuilding. As our network of roads expands (and ages), where is the needed money going to come from?
With a tone that is positively gooey with industrial-era optimism, this Disney-produced video clip explores the endless possibilities for personal mobility via future "roads."
It’s hard to disagree that association involvement is helpful to one's career, but it’s necessary to understand your objectives before selecting these important commitments. The types of associations with which you choose to get involved can add value to your professional experience in very different ways.