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Funding Infrastructure in Rural America—a Snapshot of Three States: NMA E-Newsletter #463

Funding Infrastructure in Rural America—a Snapshot of Three States: NMA E-Newsletter #463

Whenever the media reports on infrastructure, much of the time the discussion centers on urban cores and highways. Small towns and rural roads are often left out of the discussion but related infrastructure needs can be just as critical. Securing adequate funding for road and bridge maintenance requires the active involvement and cooperation of rural, […]

The $150 million speed trap

Some drivers think a 35 mile per hour speed limit is too slow for a four lane divided highway. Police don’t: they say it’s a good excuse to search cars. This story comes from Fairmont, West Virginia, whose 19,000 people got a $150 million new speed trap in 2010. View Larger Map In the middle […]