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Podcast: Colombia’s plan to spend billions on transport

Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Colombia’s road system is antiquated by modern standards and remains one of the most-cited factors hurting the nation’s economic competitiveness. To help overcome this deficit, the government has embarked on an ambitious project to modernize the nation’s highways, planning to spend tens of billions of dollars in the coming years to turn slow transit routes into a transportation system befitting a large country with such economic strength.

To help break down how Colombia will be changed by the the massive undertaking — known as the 4G Project, standing for Fourth Generation — the PanAm Podcast discussed the expected impact and details of a project that will affect every area of the country, from the Pacific coast to the Andes and the capital to the Caribbean.

Source: Finance Colombia