Michigan looking into toll roads as answer to fixing our crumbling highways

Michigan highways need help and the gas tax doesn't pack the punch it used to. Are toll roads the answer?
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(WWJ) – Michigan’s highways need help, and the state’s gas tax – one of two main sources for road funding – doesn’t pack the same punch it used to, especially as more and more drivers are making the switch to electric vehicles.

That’s why a transportation firm has been hired to conduct a feasibility study on whether toll roads in Michigan could be the answer to “fixing the damn roads.” On a new Daily J podcast, WWJ’s Zach Clark examines whether toll roads could be just what we need to fix our crumbling highways.

On a new Daily J podcast, WWJ’s Zach Clark examines whether toll roads could be just what we need to fix our crumbling highways. He also learns what toll roads could look like, as they're not as "cumbersome as they used to be."

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