FACT: One-third of all fatal and serious traffic crashes are due at least in part to poor road conditions.

West Michigan Policy Forum supports investing in infrastructure now

Posted on January 18th, by Michigan Transportation Team in Fix The Roads Now Blog, News and Blog. Comments Off on West Michigan Policy Forum supports investing in infrastructure now

“The time to invest in Michigan’s transportation infrastructure is ‘now.’ Reconfiguring the road distribution formula and developing a comprehensive transportation strategy will save Michigan taxpayers money in the future.”

Jared Rodriguez, President, West Michigan Policy Forum

West Michigan Policy ForumThe West Michigan Policy Forum (WMPF) seeks to create jobs and opportunities in Michigan through removing barriers to competitiveness and empowering grassroots advocacy within the state’s business community.  The WMPF’s role is to provide the leadership, education, and voice of Michigan business to help guide the administration and legislature in moving Michigan forward.

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House Speaker Proposes New Road Plan
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