The National Journal Transportation Expert Blog this week asked whether states should be allowed to commercialize rest stops. I thought this was a timely question, and responded with the following:
The upcoming reauthorization will present an excellent opportunity for Congress to rethink its outdated blanket prohibition on the commercialization of state-owned safety rest stops.
This is no longer simply a question of who gets to sell fast food to weary travelers. The question is: how will we maintain our interstates to truly serve motorists’ changing needs at a time when ...
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