$12.8B lease opportunity is all but lost

The opportunity to plug a massive transportation funding gap will be lost because of legislative inaction. Although Gov. Rendell plans to try to revive the turnpike lease in 2009, one has to wonder if both the capital and transportation companies will be there to deal with Pennsylvania policymakers again. (We sure would understand why they would take their business elsewhere.)

Here are stories in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Harrisburg Patriot-News on this lost opportunity.