This article is the third in a series of four describing the positive effects of the rise of technology as both an infrastructure sector and credit factor in the municipal bond market (the introductory article is The Rise Of The Technology Infrastructure Sector In The Municipal Bond Market).
Those states, cities, counties and towns applying technology to assess and deliver services more efficiently and effectively are positioning themselves to be future-ready. Internet connectivity is both future-now and future-ready. The second article is From Megabits to Basis Points: Connecting Fiber Optic Broadband and Municipal Credit. This third article delves into the technologies changing highway transportation and the effect on credit in that sector.