Governor John Kitzhaber penned this piece which appeared in American Infrastructure Magazine in which he discusses the need for a new approach to infrastructure investing – one that incorporates key stakeholders, private investors and new approaches to delivering the critical assets that economic growth demands. He describes steps that are being taken in Oregon to advance this agenda and the important role that the West Coast Infrastructure Exchange will play in supporting a “21st century economy”.
Like the rest of the nation, Oregon is suffering from crumbling and outdated infrastructure. This article is Gov. John Kizhaber's take on how to re-think the infrastructure of the state.