U.S. Transportation Infrastructure Lacks Investment and Innovation

<p>While other countries around the globe forge ahead with investment in transportation innovations such as road congestion pricing and high speed rail, the U.S. takes a wait and see attitude.</p>
May 18, 2007, 9am PDT | Christian Madera | @cpmadera
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"The United States' relatively low investment in virtually all aspects of mobility-related infrastructure -- roads and bridges, airports, public transit, and railway systems -- is an "emerging crisis" that will compromise the ability of the nation's cities to compete globally, according to a new report co-published by the Urban Land Institute and Ernst Young.

Infrastructure 2007: A Global Perspective offers a comprehensive look at the status of current and planned infrastructure investment and development in a variety of categories in countries worldwide, with a particular focus on the U.S., China, Japan, India, and Europe. The first of its kind, the report discusses the evolving infrastructure market, including private and combination public-private systems for funding, construction, operations and management."

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Published on Thursday, May 17, 2007 in Truckinginfo.com
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