Streetsblog Capitol Hill – By Angie Schmitt.
The gas tax: It’s the holy grail of our screwed up transportation system. We can’t have good infrastructure because no one has the political cojones to raise it. No one has the cojones to raise it because the economy is awful. But anemic investment in our country’s infrastructure isn’t exactly good for the economy. It’s not just the federal government that is playing this game of chicken with roads, bridges and transit. A majority of states are equally egregious offenders.
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