Friday, August 26, 2016

The bill is due for #autosprawl, oops, nobody wants to pay it

Wisconsin has been taken over by the oil trolls. Now they are gridlocked and broke. And, of course, having the wrong debate. Public transportation actually returns more money than it costs. How? Simply account for the true costs of cars and sprawl. As these costs are reduced, even fare-free public transit is easy to pay for.
Wisconsin Public Radio: "Wisconsin's transportation budget is facing a $939 million shortfall in the next biennium. And, earlier this month, a Marquette University Law School Poll found a third of Wisconsin residents favor cutting road project funding – not adding to it."