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Building a modern infrastructure

Building a modern infrastructure
By Matt Leonard
Feb 01, 2017

A key platform of the Trump campaign was increased infrastructure spending to upgrade roads, airports and bridges as well as the electric grid, communications networks and pipelines. On Feb. 1, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee heard from industry leaders on their suggestions for making that modern infrastructure a reality.

Several witnesses who testified at the committee hearing -- titled “Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America” -- suggested both policy changes and physical upgrades to today’s infrastructure.

“It is critical that the U.S. have policies that encourage national uniformity in areas of innovation such as autonomous or driverless vehicles as we advance into the next century,” FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith said in his written testimony... FULL ARTICLE

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