It matters, in big ways and in small, to our country, our economy, our quality of life, our safety, and our communities. Roads, bridges, railways, ports, airports, pipes, the power grid, broadband… infrastructure matters to companies that manufacture and ship goods. It matters to our daily commutes and our summer vacations. Infrastructure determines if we can drink water straight from our taps and flush our toilets or do our laundry. It brings electricity into our homes. Ultimately, infrastructure matters to every aspect of our daily lives.
"As a Mayor, people feel comfortable approaching me anytime, anywhere to tell me what they think about the job I’m doing, what they feel the City is doing well, and, inevitably, what they think we could be doing better."
- Mayor Stephanie Miner
Check Out Syracuse Mayor's Blog Post on Infrastructure: http://bit.ly/1R4dRvX
As you all know, infrastructure has been the i-team’s sole focus over the past year. We’ve learned a lot and made some great strides, but still have a long way to go. That is why the City of Syracuse has teamed up with hundreds of other groups around the country to participate in Infrastructure Week 2016. We’re raising awareness about the need to invest in infrastructure, which is the backbone of our country.
This week we will be making one blog post each day in order to share some facts about Syracuse’s infrastructure. We hope that this will prove enlightening and will get you excited about infrastructure and its impact on both Syracuse and the United States.
As we blog this week, please feel free to share your infrastructure stories and experiences in comments sections. Infrastructure touches everyone’s lives and in order to be most impact when our improving infrastructure systems we need to hear from you, the citizens. So please, join us in celebrating and raising awareness of Infrastructure Week 2016!