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A modern physical infrastructure is a critical driver of increased investment, job creation and overall economic growth. The current state of U.S. infrastructure – from roads and bridges to air traffic control and navigable waterways – lags behind the nation’s global competitors. Business Roundtable supports policies that will increase investment in key infrastructure projects and modernize how the future transportation system is funded and managed.
Recent Activities in Infrastructure
Expanded ‘Dashboard,’ New Guidance for Agencies after 30 Years Will Improve Federal Permitting
A new analysis released by BRT outlines the economic cost of neglecting the nation’s transportation infrastructure and the positive effects of rebuilding it for the 21st Century.
Infrastructure is a key component of any competitiveness measure, and by any measure the United States is falling far behind.
The Senate’s action to extend federal highway funding marks important progress toward reliable, long-term funding of transportation infrastructure. Congress and the President must cooperate to invest in infrastructure – it is a key contributor to greater productivity and stronger U.S. economic growth.
BRT President John Engler testified today before the Senate Committee on Science, Commerce and Technology's hearing, "FAA Reauthorization: Air Traffic Control Modernization and Reform." A copy of his prepared testimony is available here.