should not be scrimping on investments in public safety.
The lack of infrastructure spending is costing us
lives in America. It's costing every commuter."
an economy built to last we must invest in what will
fuel us for generations to come. This is our history
- from the Transcontinental Railroad to the Hoover
Dam, to the dredging of our ports and building of
our most historic bridges - our American ancestors
prioritized growth and investment in our nation's
are unemployed and our roads are falling apart. If
we can spend $6 trillion sending people to war, we
can spend $1 trillion to put Americans to work fixing
our nation's crumbling infrastructure. Let's rebuild
America and create jobs."
trains in Japan can now reach 375 mph - twice as fast
as any public transit train in the United States.
America's railroads were once the envy of the world.
Today they are in disrepair and we are falling further
and further behind the rest of the world. We need
to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure, including
rail. When we do that we not only make our country
more productive and efficient, we create millions
of new jobs."