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

    Report Card

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

  • Outstanding Civil Engineer Advocates
    Feb 28
    By Becky Moylan

    For the first time, ASCE is formally recognizing an individual member and a team who are dedicated to saving America’s infrastructure and promoting ASCE’s Priority Issues through building relationships with lawmakers. The Outstanding Civil Engineer...Read More >>

    This Week in Infrastructure: Transportation Investment Has a Promising Moment
    Feb 27
    By Olivia Wolfertz

    Truthout.orgTwo state report cards releases, legislation passed to raise Iowa’s state gas tax, and promising discussions on federal transportation funding, give us reasons to be optimistic about the future of our nation’s infrastructure. After a...Read More >>