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Good I-80 Toll Editorial

This CentreDaily editorial is pretty spot on:

Making I-80 a toll road is, at best, a quick fix and would disproportionately affect those living near the swath the highway cuts through the Keystone State countryside from New Jersey to Ohio. Worse, it would greatly expand the authority of the highly inefficient, patronage-laden Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.

Toll booths at the borders — incoming and outgoing — would be less objectionable.

Leasing the turnpike — turning over a valuable asset to a for-profit corporation with less, if any, accountability to the public — is an even worse idea.

Read the whole thing.

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