This story was originally published in Bloomberg View on March 21, 2017.
By Conor Sen| bloomberg.com
“Infrastructure in America is full of contradictions: A shortage of affordable housing, even as rural America hollows out. Fulfillment centers for e-commerce companies like Amazon are booming at the same time that malls are dying. And national airport hubs are thriving while regional hubs are a shell of what they were a decade ago.
One of these problems actually looks more like a solution. Struggling places with excess airport capacity have an economic opportunity that larger, more vibrant cities do not…”Read More