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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
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.
Business Roundtable President John Engler's oral testimony at the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing regarding "FAA Reauthorization: Issues in Modernizing and Operating the Nation’s Airspace."
Business Roundtable today unveiled a new report, titled Catalyst for Growth: America’s Hybrid Infrastructure, that urges America’s public and private sector leaders to keep up with today’s advancing technology by facilitating the deployment of hybrid infrastructure – the integration of physical infrastructure and digital technology.
Business Roundtable today released its new report, Catalyst for Growth: America’s Hybrid Infrastructure, which details how the integration of physical infrastructure and information technology is creating a new platform for sustained economic growth and job creation.