January 2023

Let’s Stop Disguising the Real Cost of Highways and Bridges

Robert W.Poole Jr. Director of Transportation Policy, Reason Foundation

Most of the U.S. infrastructure community cheered when the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) was enacted. After all, this country has a lot of deferred maintenance across many infrastructure sectors, and in transportation there’s a long list of obsolete bridges, obsolete bottleneck interchanges, and overloaded freeways in fast-growing states. What’s not to like?

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