The Future of National Highways


Inventing the Interstate (Tom Vanderbilt. New York Times, Jul. 15, 2011)
Highways are the focus of today’s review- in particular the national highway system in the USA which compares to the TransCanada Highway system in its larger neighbor to the north. Having reached a zenith in the late 1900s, as we start to see a decline in vehicle miles driven and as carbon fuel prices increase, one wonders how much longer these expensive systems will be viable. Alternatively, we are reminded of the Solar Roads project which could replace all that asphalt and polluting vehicles on these highways with non-polluting materials and emissions.

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