Making smart choices about infrastructure policy can help address larger policy challenges, from transportation to technology to clean energy. Pew’s research examines issues that are critical to improving the economy, our shared environment, and civic life. It includes a focus on understanding the partnership of the federal government, states, and localities.
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In California, The Pew Charitable Trusts focuses on evidence-based policy initiatives that address the unique needs of the Golden State and the diversity and complexity of its people, geography, environment, economy, and infrastructure. Read More
May 21 is Kids to Parks Day, and families across the U.S. will participate in various kid-friendly activities and events organized by the National Park Trust. This annual celebration encourages children to learn about public lands, such as national parks. As the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its centennial this year, now is the perfect time for Congress to ensure that... Read More
On May 16, 2016, Marcia Argust, director of Pew’s initiative to restore America’s parks, submitted written comments to the National Park Service regarding Director’s Order No. 21. Pew hopes the director’s order will facilitate more opportunities for public-private partnerships to address the estimated $12 billion backlog of deferred maintenance projects within the National... Read More