Transportation construction projects cut amid pandemic

Source: Katherine Shaver, Washington Post (Paid Registration)

The months of Americans traveling less because of the coronavirus pandemic—whether by road, rail or air—have left states and localities that rely on gasoline taxes, fare revenue and user fees to fund their budgets facing billions in shortfalls.

That means more rutted roads will go unrepaired, outdated airport terminals will wait longer for renovation, and transit riders will wait longer for buses and trains because of service cuts as transportation officials revise their spending plans to deal with the unexpected red ink.

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