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Unformatted text preview: es competitiveness – economic opportunity Office of the vice president, February 08, 2011 (press release, http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/02/08/vice-president-biden-announces-six-yearplan-build-national-high-speed-r; DKE) <"In America, we pride ourselves on dreaming big and building big," said Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood. "This historic investment in America’s high-speed rail network keeps us on track toward economic opportunity and competitiveness in the 21st century. It’s an investment in tomorrow that will create manufacturing, construction, and operations jobs today.”> Solvency: Transportation Sector is Key to US Competitiveness Transportation infrastructure has historically been key to prosperity BAF, 2011 (“Falling Apart and Falling Behind”; FAS) pg.11 (At transformative moments in the 19th and 20th centuries, our greatest leaders grasped just how vital it was to build strong infrastructure to protect national security and promote economic growth, so that our wealth and well-being...
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