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U.S. Transportation: Driving Down the Same Old (Bumpy) Road or Paving a New Way Forward?

By Bill Chameides

Tens of thousands of bridges, roadways, and railways in the United States are in need of a fix. Where’s the money?

In the world of unintended consequences, less driving may mean more potholes.

Americans’ driving habits are hanging a u-ey. For decades Americans drove more and more, but for the past 10 years the trend has flattened while fuel economy has climbed. If Congress doesn’t change the policies that fund our roadways in response, we may be in for a bumpy ride on our highways and byways. Gridlock in the vaunted halls of Congress may make commuting gridlock all …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green