Road Management & Engineering Journal
Road Management & Engineering Journal
July, 2000
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A Few Amazing Facts about Transportation in the U.S.

(This article is reproduced, with permission, from the June 1999 edition of The Road Ahead, a publication of the Virginia Transportation Technology Transfer Center.)

In conjunction with this year's [1999's] National Transportation Week, which was observed May 16-22, the American Road and Transportation Builders Association compiled some interesting facts about transportation in the U.S.

Did you know . . .

National Transportation Week was first designated by Congress over 30 years ago to draw public attention to the importance and benefits of transportation. The slogan for the 1999 National Transportation Week is "Transportation: Taking You Where You Want To Go!" and special themes for this year include safety, economic competitiveness, and quality of life.

For more information on National Transportation Week, visit the following website:

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