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Building Better Ways to Transport Goods

Aug 21, 2015 | 09:15 GMT
The United States' aging and long-neglected transportation system is an economic liability.
(SCOTT OLSON/AFP/Getty Images)

To compete in a rapidly changing global market, the United States will have to adapt. The expansion of the Panama Canal, with its new lane expected to open sometime next year, has made it even more imperative that that U.S. East and Gulf Coast ports complete expansions of their own. Many U.S. ports are ill-equipped to accommodate the larger ships that will soon be making their way through the wider, deeper canal....

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