Future of InfrastructureMar, 2020
76 per cent of adults worldwide believe investing in infrastructure is vital to their country’s future economic growth, but are countries listening? Our Future of Infrastructure special report, published in The Times, explores how infrastructure is changing to adapt in various countries and cities. It examines Japan’s plans for Society 5.0 by balancing digital and physical worlds to benefit the people and Toronto’s techlash over new smart development. It also looks at vehicle-to-grid systems to bring cleaner air to schoolchildren and the top five examples of overcoming obsolescence. The featured infographic shows how satisfied the public is with their country’s infrastructure and how they think it needs to change in the future.
The work and money that goes into running and maintaining public infrastructure goes mostly unnoticed. In fact, citizens only ever get involved when there are problems or big projects planned that could disrupt their daily lives. This infographic explores how satisfied the public is with their country’s infrastructure and how they think it needs to change in the future