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The U.S. Should Spend to Avoid an “Infrastructure Disaster”

Matt Ball on February 9, 2014 - in Transportation

The U.S. should spend more money to increase high-speed rail systems as part of a long-term transportation bill because the country is facing an “infrastructure disaster,” former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Tuesday at a panel discussion America on the Move organized by Bloomberg Government.

LaHood and others pushed for more reliance on passenger rail as a way to ease an aging transportation infrastructure, especially in the crowded Northeast.

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