Definition: Transportation is the means or system by which people, goods, products, materials and services are moved from one place to another.
Challenges/Issues: Transportation infrastructure is a critical ingredient in economic development at all levels of income. It supports personal well-being and economic growth. Transportation infrastructure plays a role as a capital input into production and wealth generation. Success of businesses is more and more tied to the speed in which a company's products can be moved from creation to the end user. The economic impact of good transportation infrastructure can be transformative, especially at lower levels of income.
4Tucson Goal: Become a transportation hub for the movement of interstate and intrastate goods and services.