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Election Briefing: Transportation and Infrastructure Outlook

KL Gates Hosted Event
Date: 18 November 2020

The implications of the U.S. presidential election will have numerous effects on the transportation industry and its various sectors and on infrastructure priorities and investments. Understanding these impacts on your business is crucial to propelling your company forward during this unprecedented time in our world. 

K&L Gates’ public policy lawyers and professionals hosted a panel discussion on the impacts on the transportation and logistics industry under a new or existing administration. The briefing with covered the following areas and topics:

  • Climate change
  • Emissions
  • Flow of cargo by water
  • Globalization
  • Commercial Outlook
  • Trade reconfiguration
  • Impacts on the railroad freight and passenger industries including their customers, employees, and suppliers.
  • Opportunities and challenges offered by expected infrastructure legislation
  • Changes in economic safety and regulations
  • Airlines, airports, avionics, and drones
  • Financing of airports
  • Outlook of a Biden administration
  • Public health - screening passengers
Infrastructure, Investment, trucking, and automobile
  • Infrastructure funding
  • Electric, alternative fuels and autonomous vehicles
  • Ports, airports, schools, and hospitals

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