America’s transportation needs are huge. Too bad the way we fund them is broken.

“The problem for funding is that Americans are actually using less gas than they used to — both because they aren’t driving as much, and cars are getting more efficient. Meanwhile, Congress hasn’t raised the gas tax from 18.4 cents per gallon since 1994, which is now far behind what it was then when you take inflation into account. Consequently, revenues have started to sputter in recent years” See More . . .

Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/05/08/americas-transportation-needs-are-huge-too-bad-the-way-we-fund-them-is-broken/
By: LYDIA DEPILLIS

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