Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Progress Pittsburgh: the truth about toll roads

Progress Pittsburgh: the truth about toll roads: "the truth about toll roads

planetizen is a resource devoted to information on planning worldwide. it sends weekly emails with the top 20 articles from the last week. this article, from today's planetizen newswire, is apt considering the controversy in our region about the mon-fayette expressway [MFX].

The Denver Post publishes an investigative series entitled 'Truth Be Tolled', exposing errors in toll road forecasting, and suggesting that financial conflicts of interest may be responsible.
Jun 01 2006 -- Denver Post

this article validates opponents of the MFX by stating that toll revenues are often overstated by consultants that are motivated by financial self-interest to get the projects built."

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