The problem with a shovel-ready infrastructure plan

Any physical investment should be productive, and above all else help our people to compete in a global marketplace
  • The infrastructure test: In what tangible and measurable ways will a new project improve commerce?

President Trump and the Democrats may reach agreement on one initiative soon: Spending a trillion bucks on infrastructure. So, what’s wrong with a big effort to repair our visibly tired roads, bridges, airports, to install world-class IT services, and to provide jobs and economic stimulus?