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  •  Is it possible that Toll bridges and roads will be (1+ / 0-)
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    the approach, with private money providing the capital for repairs of existing bridges and roads?

    The view may be that regulatory approvals of repairs may be far less than entirely new projects.

    The most important way to protect the environment is not to have more than one child.

    by nextstep on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 01:06:02 PM PST

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    •  There have been several of those done in SoCal (1+ / 0-)
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      Southern California has at least two freeways that were built with private money and operate as toll roads. They both made significant differences in traffic bottlenecks. I have no issues with that model. There are free public roads for those who don't want to use the private freeways.

      "let's talk about that"

      by VClib on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 01:20:01 PM PST

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