Infrastructure in Jeopardy With Fewer Miles Driven

Driving less may mean spending less money at the gas station, but it also means fewer dollars are being pumped into fixing the nation's roads and bridges. The Department of Transportation announced today a plunge in the amount of miles people are driving and warned that the nation's infrastructure could take a hit as a result. With high gas prices taking a big bite out of family budgets, Americans drove almost 10 billion fewer miles in May 2008 than in May 2007, according to Federal Highway...Full Story
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