Efficient Infrastructure is the foundation for growth
2 April 2013 • Author(s): Dr Peter Ramsauer, Federal Minister of Transport, Building and Urban Development, Germany
Efficient transport infrastructure is the foundation for the growth and competitiveness of our economy. More and more countries in Europe have come to the realisation that the forecast increase in commodity flows cannot be managed anymore with the already available infrastructure. This also means that focusing on one single mode of transport is not enough: The benefits of all modes of transport – road, rail, waterborne and air – must be exploited to the fullest.