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Could Interstate Tolls Finally Bring Americas Roads & Bridges Up To Speed?

Could Interstate Tolls Finally Bring Americas Roads & Bridges Up To Speed?

America's roads and bridges are in terrible shape. The American Society of Civil Engineers assigned our roads a grade of D-minus, and Pew Research has rated a third of them substandard. At least 25 percent of our bridges are crumbling, desperately in need of repair, with more than 20,000 judged... read more

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Edmund Pettus Bridge

Shockingly High Number of U.S. Bridges Substandard, Still

One of the great things about our job is that we get to read all about cars. And, often, some of the peripheral topics too. Like bridges. In fact, we get to read things like... read more November 10, 2009 by  0


 
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Is A Higher Gas Tax The Way To Pay For Road Repair?

Every now and then, one of our posts sparks a nice online discussion. Typical topics: the fate of General Motors after the government bailout, whether hybrid cars are for... read more June 11, 2009 by  1


 
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Transportation Secretary LaHood Mulling Tax On Miles Driven

Obama's new Transportation Secretary, Republican Ray LaHood, is eying a tax based on miles driven as opposed to fuel consumed. Why the potential switch? America's relatively... read more February 20, 2009 by  6


 

 
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