Many States Fail to Measure Performance of Transportation Dollars

A Pew Center on the States and Rockefeller Foundation report finds that while states spent an estimated $131 billion on transportation in fiscal year 2010, many cannot answer critical questions about what returns this investment is generating. The study, Measuring Transportation Investments: The Road to Results, links state transportation systems to six key goals: safety, jobs and commerce, mobility, access, environmental stewardship and infrastructure preservation.