Smart roads, wireless EV charging, and the future of American infrastructure
The United States’ road infrastructure is in rough shape. To help address the problem, the Biden administration passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act last fall, which will provide $100 billion in additional funding for the country’s crumbling roads and bridges over the next five years.
But federal funds are often slow to make their way to the states that need them. As such, many in the private sector have decided now is the time to step up. One such actor is Tim Sylvester, the founder, CEO, and CTO of Integrated Roadways, a Kansas City-based company that aims to change the way America thinks about transport, smart cities, EV charging, and sustainability.
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