Ben Jones from The Post-Crescent provided in-depth coverage of the panel “Follow the money: The boom in toll roads ”. Click the link to read Ben’s report.
For a century, building and operating U.S. roads has mostly been a government monopoly. Taxes have mostly paid the bill. No longer. Now roads are often built, run and even owned outright by investors. That means tolls. It also means that governments have to sift through a maze of ways to finance, build and operate a highway while still protecting the public interest. Find out how to follow the money in the booming world of toll roads.