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Spc persuasive speech america's infrastructure


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Spc persuasive speech america's infrastructure

  1. 1. Historic Valley Springs Train Depot
  2. 2. Ford Motor Company - Kentucky
  3. 3. Trans World Airline flight attendants pose in the early years of passenger aviation.
  4. 4. Decline of America’s Railways
  5. 5. America: Infrastructure Advancements Leader Trains are out… Cars & Planes are in!
  6. 6. The U.S. Lags in High-Speed Rails Milan’s Central Station Changsha South Railway Station in Changsha, China
  7. 7. Recent Survey Indicates that: ❏ Only 17% understood America's global infrastructure ranking as it pertains to travel. ❏ Only 47% think America's ranking is important ❏ 6% find it is not at all important
  8. 8. What DO People Want? ❏ Punctual Quality Service which: ★ Saves them money and time ★ Is energy efficient ★ Is hassle free and ★ Is family friendly
  9. 9. Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
  10. 10. America’s Early Railroads Map New Haven Railroad Baltimore Ohio Railroad
  11. 11. Railroads of the United States - 1916
  12. 12. Gary Union Station Indiana abandoned
  13. 13. 310 mph “Floating” Train Unveiled in Japan Maglev Line
  14. 14. Green Jobs - Stronger Economy ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ Planning Design Construction Industries Manufacturing Research and Technologies. It will change Americans view of what constitutes convenient and reliable modes of transportation.
  15. 15. How can we show support? ★ First and foremost, we must be informed by visiting http: // ★ Share our newfound knowledge with our friends and relatives. ★ Let our elected officials know that we care and are concerned for the lagging of our infrastructure. ★ Enjoy our new high-quality, state-of-the art national high-speed rail system.
  16. 16. Be a Part of the Solution... NOT THE CAUSE!
  17. 17. Henry Ford Coming together is a beginning; Keeping together is progress; Working together is success.
  18. 18. Works Cited Burns, Adam. “The Golden Age of Railroading.” American Rails. Web. 2013. Cooper, C. & Matsuda, K. “World’s Fastest Train Resumes Trials as Japan Plans Maglev Line.“ Bloomberg. Web. 29 Aug. 2013. Kawa, Lucas. “America’s Infrastructure Ranks 25th in the World.” Business Insider. Web. 16 Jun. 2013. Railroad History Archives. UCONN. Archives and Special Collections at the Dodd Research Center. Web. 19 Jun. 2013.