Transportation Enhancements: A Good Use Of Taxpayer Dollars?

Federal highway tax dollars are spent on some unlikely projects.
October 14, 2003, 5am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Federal law requires that 10 percent of the funds distributed to states through the national Surface Transportation Program be spent on the dozen eligible categories of nice-to-have transportation enhancements...Estimable in good economic times, officials said, some enhancement projects are of more questionable value when times are tough."

Thanks to C. P. Zilliacus

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Published on Saturday, October 11, 2003 in Richmond Times-Dispatch
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