The state of Alabama's premiere news network, Alabama.com covers the Interstate 14 story. It goes over the benefits of the new highway such as increased connection to cities from agricultural centers, economic improvements to impoverished communities, and the linking of southern military installations to one another. Read the full story here.
Marietta would benefit greatly with the construction of a new interstate. Many people commute into Atlanta from the Marietta area. I-14 would aleviate traffic congestion in the metro-area making travel more efficient and the interstates running throuhg the city safer. Read the full article here.
The Tuscaloosa news covers YIC and the I-14 video. The article iterates how I-14 will pass through impoverished communities between Natchez and Augusta. It reads how this interstate will provide greater connectivity for Alabama to the rest of the nation. Read the full article here.
New Orleans newspaper, The Times-Picayune, writes on YIC's efforts regarding Interstate 14. They write about the enhanced economic development opportunities I-14 would present to the south. Interstate 14 would alleviate congestion in southern cities on I-10 and I-20 like New Orleans that suffer from gridlock on a daily basis. Read the full article here.
The associate press reported about the My14 video. They write about how Interstate 14 will combat persistent poverty and pave the way to economic opportunities for the communities along the route. They also write on the importance of I-14 from a national security perspective as it will connect southern military installations to ports. Read the full article here.
The Columbus High School Alumni Association wrote about President Frank Lumpkin's work with YIC and his vision to make Interstate 14 a reality for Columbus and the rest of the south. Read the article below:
Corpus Cristi, TX television station KZTV reports on the My14 video created by YIC. Port of Corpus Cristi is one of the ports that will be affected by Interstate 14, the Forts to Ports Highway. Watch the report here
The Austin, Texas Newspaper, the American-Statesman write about the Youth Infrastructure Coalitions vision to have an Interstate 14 running from Texas to Georgia. They write about how interstate 14 will provide a robust transportation network that will serve to adress poverty in the south, facilitate economic growth, and expand southern military connections with ports. Read the article here.