Issues & Advocacy

  • Our Initiatives

    ASCE has three strategic initiatives that guide our work. 

    Propose practical solutions to maintain and modernize our nation’s deteriorating infrastructure

    Increase education requirements for engineering licensure to better protect the public in the future

    Embrace and encourage civil engineers’ role as contributors to a sustainable world

  • Highway Trust Fund

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    By May of 2015 America's transportation programs will be out of money. Tell Congress you want to see a long-term solution to fund our nation's transportation needs. Take action with ASCE at www.fixthetrustfund.org

    Report Card

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    America's Infrastructure Report Card is out! Find out the grades and how you can help

  • Another packed week in Washington
    Apr 24 2015
    By Olivia Wolfertz

    Photo credit: Beverley Goodwin; Yew Tree Farm, BurscoughAs the clock ticks, post-winter pothole damage accumulates and families and businesses are increasingly affected by the outdated infrastructure conditions, lawmakers and members of Congress are raising their voices to find sustainable funding solutions. With...Read More >>

    Education Bill on the Move
    Apr 21 2015
    By Becky Moylan

    Exposing students to a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum is an essential part of making sure we are prepared for our future infrastructure needs, as it ensures that the next generation has civil...Read More >>