When Congress asks: ‘What is infrastructure?’ Short lines answer: ‘We are’

4/15/2021

Late last month, President Biden formally unveiled his $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan and infrastructure proposal, which calls for the federal government to invest billions in the nation's transportation networks — including $85 billion for transit and another $80 billion designated specifically for rail. For the nation’s smaller freight railroads, however, the president’s plan to rebuild the nation’s highways, bridges, ports and transit systems falls a little short.

 
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