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Fix This

In a quarterly series of roundtable discussions, Bloomberg Businessweek brings together thought leaders to offer solutions to major challenges facing the world. Check out earlier panels.

Our Transportation Systems are Dysfunctional

Traffic congestion, flight delays, crumbling infrastructures, container ships routinely arriving late. … How did we get into this mess?

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How to Fix World Transportation

Keeping people and goods moving safely and efficiently—whether by land, sea, or air—is one of the great challenges of the modern age. Complications include aging infrastructure, sprawling cities, shrinking budgets, and the predictable unpredictability of human behavior. To find out how to fix transportation for the 21st century, Bloomberg Businessweek gathered an all-star cast of experts.

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Discussion

Is U.S. transportation secure enough?

Panelist Bios

  • Om Prakash Agarwal Senior urban transport specialist, The World Bank
  • Dennis W. Archer Former mayor of Detroit; co-chair of the National Transportation Policy Project
  • Christopher H. Lee Founder and managing partner, Highstar Capital
  • Dale Moser President, Coach USA
  • Norman Pearlstine Chief Content Officer, Bloomberg
  • Balaji Prabhakar Professor of electrical engineering and computer science, Stanford University
  • Michael Replogle Policy director and founder, Institute for Transportation & Development Policy
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