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Repair Priorities 2014: States annually spend $20.4 billion for new road construction, $16.5 billion for road repairs

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 14, 2014

Repair Priorities 2014: States annually spend $20.4 billion for new road construction, $16.5 billion for road repairs

State departments of transportation (DOTs) spend more each year on new road construction than on road repairs, according to a new report from Smart Growth America and Taxpayers for Common Sense. The report, “Repair Priorities 2014,” notes that between 2009 and ...

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Financial District

Better Roads Staff - Jul 07, 2011

Financial District

Buy New or Used? A new report on the repair/maintain/expand debate By John Latta A new report argues that spending decisions made at a state level are causing road conditions to get worse in parts of the country. The report was produced by Smart ...

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Road Works

Brooke Wisdom - May 01, 2010

Road Works

Poll - Americans Back Expanding Rail, Buses Over Highways – By Audrey Dutton, Washington Bureau, The Bond Buyer newspaper Americans, even in rural areas, overwhelmingly favor expanding public transportation such as rail or bus transit rather than highway construction, which traditionally has ...

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