Infrastructure Funding Looks Dead Until at Least 2020
Trucks.com cites Senior Fellow Marc Scribner on highway funding.
“We have been skeptical since the beginning,” Marc Scribner, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told Trucks.com.
The non-profit think tank favors user fees and allowing states to collect tolls to pay for infrastructure improvements. It is focusing on surface transportation legislation to replace the current program from 2015.
“It’s the only vehicle that has something approaching a deadline for action,” Scribner said. If nothing happens this year, getting anything done in the 2020 election year is unlikely, he said.