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The View from the Valley

An Exploration into Town-Gown Relations


Archive for December, 2007

Corman: Feds reject I80 tolls

In typical politico style, the State Gov’t has planned all its budgets and so on for the future as if the tolls were already a ‘done deal.’ Not so fast. Come 2010, we might not see tolls on I-80 afterall. The State didn’t consider the fact that the Feds might not approve it, or that […]


For Whom The Road Tolls?

In 1966 the late great senator from Pa, Joseph Sill Clark, said on the senate floor re: the highway system: “It is presently being operated by Barbarians.” My, how little has changed. Toll roads are unfortunately legal. That isn’t a surprise since its politicians who make the laws, and also tax us and waste the […]