The White House released more details about the $2.25 trillion American Jobs Plan. President Biden’s plan is to modernize 20,000 miles of highways, roads and main streets, repairing the 10 most economically significant bridges in the country and the worst 10,000 smaller bridges. It will also replace buses, railcars and expands transit and rail. An emphasis on high-speed broadband is in the package, including the 35 percent of rural Americans who lack access to broadband. Building more electric vehicles are also part of this plan and requiring the federal fleet, including the U.S. Postal Service to have electric vehicles.
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