State roads are slip sliding away
No matter who controls the Legislature next year, they’re going to have to look at finding more money for Minnesota’s transportation system.
Revenue from the gas tax, license plate tabs and other sources now brings in about $1.8 billion — about $1 billion less than needed to sustain the system over the long haul, according to Minnesota Public Radio.
The future prosperity and quality of life in Minnesota will be shaped by the quality of its transportation system.
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