Monday, January 22, 2007

The roads that join us

Getting more attention in media and blog circles is the planned "superhighway" system that is part of the strategic integration of North America outlined by the the Strategic and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP) agreement entered into by the three nations almost two years ago. The initiative is designed to remove impediments to trade on the north-south axis throughout the continent. Expect the debate about the NAFTA Super Corridor plan will begin to bring special interest voices against this economic strategic plan, which is detailed at the North America’s SuperCorridor Coalition web site: . Policymakers in all three countries will be well served if business interests outline integrated transportation solutions that improve our competitiveness in the global economy. The NASCO 2007 Conference in Fort Worth, Texas this spring is an encouraging example of this business initiative.

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