Tag Archives: highway funding

Chart of the Day: User Revenue vs. Highway Spending Gap over Time

This is something we’ve written about many times before, but here’s a straightforward chart for you this Friday afternoon. The cumulative¬†“general fund” spending on highways, from an article in City Observatory: The author, Joe Cortright, makes the case that we need to move towards better user fees for roads and driving, which is again something […]

A Twin Cities Paving Moratorium

Last Wednesday (February 4) ¬†I attended a public presentation by Ramsey County engineers for a proposed redesign of the Randolph and Lexington Avenue intersection. They are proposing to spend a million and a half dollars to purchase four properties on the northeast corner of the intersection and bulldoze them to make space for a dedicated […]