Roadmap to the Future
More than half a century ago, President Dwight D. Eisenhower inaugurated a program to construct the nation’s Interstate highway system. The program changed the way Americans live. Today, facing oil shortages and a climate crisis (tailpipe emissions make up 29 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions), our transportation needs have changed. Here are some ways in which the desperately needed transportation system of the future can be made more efficient, safer, and cleaner.
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