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PROCLAMATION 4041-MAR. 31, 1971
WHEREAS, I have today issued Executive Order No. 11588; '
NOW, THEREFORE, I, RICHARD NIXON, President of the United States of America, do by this Proclamation revoke Proclamation No. 4031 of February 23, 1971, as to all construction contracts for which solicitations for bids or proposals are issued after the date of this Proclamation, whether direct federal construction or federally assisted construction subject to the previous Proclamation No. 4031. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twenty-ninth day of March in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and seventy-one and of the independence of the United States of America the one-hundred ninety-fifth.
3 CFR 1971 Comp., p. 147.
^"'e, p. 879.
(^IJU^K:^^. PROCLAMATION 4041
National Defense Transportation Day and National Transportation Week, 1971 By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation The past growth and prosperity of the United States relied heavily on an interconnected, diversified transportation network which linked its cities and its citizens. Our commerce prospered from the everincreasing proximity of the markets; our citizens, from the availability and accessibility of the great productive wealth of the Nation. We are now entering into a new era in transportation—an era in which our national mobility will demand the continued conquest of time and space, yet our national conscience will no longer permit irreparable damage to our land, our environment, or the social fabric of our communities. It is in this light that transportation faces its challenge of the future. To meet that challenge, we will need a truly balanced transportation system—a system that provides our citizens with the ability to choose the most efficient means of transportation at the least possible cost to themselves and to the environment. I ask for the help of all citizens in achieving this goal. In recognition of the importance of our transportation system to our economy, our national security and our daily lives, and as a tribute to
March 31, 1971