PA Needs Infinity Dollars to Repair Roads

The Tribune Review has a story that transportation advocates are now claiming that Pennsylvania needs $3 billion in additional revenue per year just to keep roads and bridges up to standard. This is almost double what the estimated need was a few years ago, and far higher than the $400-plus million the state would have gotten from tolling I-80. It seems that when it comes to transportation – like many other areas of government spending – the solution is always “more money.”

Here, however, are some free-market solution, that don’t involve higher taxes on Pennsylvanians