Category: Fix The Roads Now Blog
Commercials and public service announcements are spreading the word regarding the need for increased transportation funding.
It is time for the Legislature to make a decision to support increased road funding.
Michigan Transportation Funding has not been increased since 1997, and the state’s roads and bridges are suffering from a lack of adequate funding.
“We’re urging drivers to be alert and use extra caution over the next couple months while they get patched.”
As the legislature continues to debate Governor Snyder’s proposal to fix Michigan’s crumbling transportation infrastructure, Michiganders must make one thing crystal clear.
Michigan Municipal League CEO Dan Gilmartin explains in a video why having a strong transportation system is vital to Michigan.
Manufacturers and growers depend on a quality transportation system to get their products to market, and one-third of Michigan’s roads are already crumbling in poor condition.
In the interest of public safety and jobs, now is the time for Michigan to invest in our crumbling roads and bridges and to create a real system of public transportation alternatives to driving.
Repairing Michigan’s roads should be a top priority for everyone in Michigan.
The Metropolitan Affairs Council recently joined the Michigan Transportation Team.