BPR's Herbert Fairbank, Chief of the Division of
Information, addresses a meeting on "Roads to Prosperity"
sponsored by The Civic Forum of the Town Hall, in New
"We must find the way to keep our efficient railroads . . . while we continue to build up the supplementary service of our highways, for in the years ahead we shall need them both as our Roads to Prosperity."
Chief, Division of Information, BPR
February 21, 1931
PRA's Worth Ross is authorized to proceed to Colombia,
South America, to give technical advice and help
concerning highway construction. President Franklin
Roosevelt approved the detail under the provisions of an
Act approved May 25, 1938. Ross arrives March 7 and
assists in developing projects for a national highway.|
|Broom drag in Bogata, Colombia, made from local street brooms.|
||First Lady Michelle Obama visits DOT Headquarters, the 5th agency she visits to thank government employees for their public service. Speaking in the West Atrium, she says, "Just know that we value you, America values you, and together we can get this country moving again."