Those of us within the transportation community accept as a given that much of our infrastructure is outdated and underfunded. But many in the general public have no idea of the scope of the problem, how years of insufficient investment have begun to snowball financially, or the dangers of continuing to put off dealing with this issue.
I believe that those of us “in the know” need to do a better job of communicating these hard truths to friends, neighbors, and the public. One great resource is this video recently released by Face the Facts USA:
They have also compiled some stats and resources here.
What are the best resources you’ve found for explaining transportation “facts of life”?