Saturday, September 24, 2011

Wisconsin Highway Article, In Words And Pictures, Says It All

I posted the photo below yesterday, and for today, from the same piece, comes a one-sentence truism that explains Scott Walker's rejection of high-speed rail from Milwaukee to Madison, and the Government/Road-Builder/Sprawl Lobby Complex:

"Completion" is a misnomer, of course. The eternal dynamics of highways, with deterioration starting the moment of dedication to public service, probably applied more to Interstates than any other roadway.
I-94 Ribbon Cutting Waukesha 1958

1 comment:

citydem said...

Miss Black Top and Miss Concrete represent balanced transportation, Wisconsin style.