Prioritize investments in infrastructure to make travel more sustainable, efficient, and connected.

Quick Facts

By prioritizing infrastructure investments now, the U.S. can emerge from the pandemic and rebuild the travel industry with more sustainable, efficient, and modern systems than ever before. Even before the public health crisis, cities and towns were growing further apart due to aging, insufficient infrastructure and congested roadways. There is an opportunity to modernize these systems, invest in new modes of transportation and facilitate recovery efforts by reconnecting Americans to each other and the world.

Recommendations

Prioritize investments to improve travel mobility; including, the expansion of rail service, electric vehicle and airport infrastructure, and modernizing national parks

Provide tax incentives and grants for electric vehicle charging stations and energy-efficient commercial buildings

The U.S. Department of the Interior should modernize existing systems to ensure stability in maintenance and infrastructure that protect the visitor experience

Research, News and Commentary on Mobility and Infrastructure

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U.S. Travel Applauds Brand USA Bill Committee Passage

November 17, 2021

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce passing the Restoring Brand USA Act (H.R. 4594).

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U.S. Travel Applauds Infrastructure Bill House Passage

November 05, 2021

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued a statement on the U.S. House of Representatives passing the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. 

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Looking Forward: The Semi-Annual Forecast

November 15, 2021

New data alert: This insightful presentation from Adam Sacks, president and CEO of Tourism Economics, breaks down the latest Fall 2021 Travel Forecast. Tune in for the hard data...

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