Joe Kiely, Vice President of Operations for Ports-to-Plains Alliance, provided a joint session of the Colorado Senate and House transportation committees with an in-depth presentation on the Port-to-Plains Alliance and its role in Colorado. Ports-to-Plains is a grassroots alliance of communities and businesses whose mission is to advocate for a robust transportation infrastructure to promote economic security and prosperity throughout North America’s energy and agricultural heartland.

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Joe Kiely testifying at joint hearing of the Colorado House and Senate transportation committees

The Port-to-Plains transportation corridor spans from Mexico through America’s heartland to Canada.

Ports-to-Plains Map

Ports-to-Plains Map

A primary purpose of the Ports-to-Plains corridor is to ensure the safe, consistent delivery of products and services that are critical to our quality of life. That includes:

  • Filling your favorite store shelves
  • Getting products to you at the right time and place
  • Exporting manufactured goods
  • Moving components for traditional and renewable energies
  • Transporting the agriculture economy
  • Bringing tourists to Colorado

Transportation and logistics in 2012 boosted the economy with employment, wages and businesses:

  • 188,644 Employees
  • $65,875 Average Wage
  • 16,346 Companies

To learn more about Ports-to-Plains visit www.portstoplains.com.

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