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November 6, 2012

Why aren't roads and bridges a hot topic in the campaign?

  • Historically, transportation has been one of the few issues to span the ideological divide between Democrats and Republicans. Not anymore.
    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON — Here are a few items that largely have been missing from the presidential campaign: planes, trains, roads and bridges.

    But as Superstorm Sandy reminded the world so vividly, we can't afford to do without them. So why isn't the nation's transportation infrastructure a hot topic?

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