Band-Aid approach to infrastructure can’t continue, U.S. transportation chief says in Pittsburgh

Foxx outlined pressing needs, such as an $86 billion backlog in transit investment. He cited “some breakthroughs” with this session of Congress, which has a newly fortified Senate Republican majority, but said consensus on transportation remains an enigma.
“It’s going to take bipartisan support, it’s going to take working together, and that’s been difficult over the last several years,” he said. “From a transportation standpoint, the jury’s still out in many ways because a lot of our issues are coming up.”