The Real Reason Roads Are In Bad Shape

It’s not your imagination — roads are getting worse in America. But a new report argues that the culprit isn’t lack of money, but that states are frittering away billions on shiny new projects — ribbon cuttings! — rather doing the humble dirty work of maintenance.

As Congress gears up for $2-trillion in infrastructure spending, the Transportation for America report reads as a warning. Past cash infusions haven’t done much to address deteriorating conditions because they

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