AUDIO: The importance of air cargo in our transportation networks


In this clip from new episode of the Thinking Transportation podcast, Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s senior research scientist Jeff Borowiec, and Texas DOT’s airport planning and programming director Jim Halley, discuss the important of general aviation, particularly in relation to urgent deliveries during the Covid pandemic. Texas has more community airports (300) than counties (254). Largely out of view and out of mind for most of us, they are nonetheless central to the state’s prosperity and security. To hear the whole interview and more like it just log onto the Thinking Transportation homepage or find the podcast on your favorite streaming service.

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Tom has edited Traffic Technology International (TTi) magazine and its Traffic Technology Today website since May 2014. During his time at the title, he has interviewed some of the top transportation chiefs at public agencies around the world as well as CEOs of leading multinationals and ground-breaking start-ups. Tom's earlier career saw him working on some the UK's leading consumer magazine titles. He has a law degree from the London School of Economics (LSE).