State transportation leaders are scrambling to increase funding as MAP-21 draws to its expiration on Oct. 1. Interstate tolling is being eyed by more than a few. While the Wisconsin Assembly likes the idea, Gov. Scott Walker rejects it.
The the next five years, the oldest members of the baby boom generation will turn 65, causing alarms in some quarters about a "retirement tsunami." Will this demographic shift be as dramatic as doomsayers claim?