America: Infrastructure Advancements Leader
Trains are out…
Cars & Planes are in!
The U.S. Lags in High-Speed Rails
Milan’s Central Station
Changsha South Railway Station in
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
What DO People Want?
❏ Punctual Quality Service which:
★ Saves them money and time
★ Is energy efficient
★ Is hassle free and
★ Is family friendly
310 mph “Floating” Train Unveiled in Japan
Green Jobs - Stronger Economy
Research and Technologies.
It will change Americans view of what constitutes convenient
and reliable modes of transportation.
How can we show support?
★ First and foremost, we must be informed by visiting http:
★ Share our newfound knowledge with our friends and
★ 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.
Coming together is a beginning;
Keeping together is progress;
Working together is success.
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Kawa, Lucas. “America’s Infrastructure Ranks 25th in the World.” Business Insider. Web. 16
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