Though the population is largely urban, there are agricultural and fishing communities in the Philippines. How else can we effectively distribute products across islands if we do not have strategic roads, seaports, airports, railways and bridges? We really need access to markets and global ideas so that we can benefit from it. Our gateway ports, hubs, and inland transport connections must be able up to meet the demanding tasks ahead.
Quality infrastructure is a key to growth promotion and nation development. It increases the rural region’s access to cities. As less developed communities get access to developed communities’ core economic services, this will lead to rise in more cities. And these cities would serve as engines of growth for the Philippines as a whole. An efficient transportation infrastructure has positive impact on economic growth. It has direct link to economic progress. It enhances trade especially in importation and exportation of all resources that economies of all countries need.
Rich countries like Europe and US have the best infrastructure and it contributes to their rapid economic growth. Their quality roads, railroads, ports, and air transport, enable entrepreneurs and businesses to get their goods and services to market securely and on time. With good mobility, their workers are able to get the most suitable jobs.
I will present Philippines with a developed transportation infrastructure that allows uninterrupted investment and economic activities. It will be a robust transport system that can help adapt to changing environments and able to meet the changing needs of transport users.
A Quality Transportation Infrastructure will be our means to end poverty and the beginning of riches. This maybe a long shot towards Philippines’ economic spur but we can always dream big. Remember, Rome wasn’t built in one day. Prosperity will be within reach given a Quality Transportation Infrastructure via #GLOBEProjectWonderful2014.
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