Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010 – Mum is still the word on whether Pennsylvania will be allowed to convert I-80 into a toll road.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has confirmed directly to Land Line that his department is not yet ready to make an announcement.
Photo by David Tanner/Land Line Magazine
“Not this week, no,” LaHood told Land Line following a public event in Kansas City, MO, where LaHood was promoting stimulus grants for transportation.
LaHood was in town to announce a $50 million grant to Kansas City for transit upgrades as part of the next phase of spending from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Following the formal event, the secretary took a moment to discuss matters like Toyota recalls and the unemployment rate before departing for his next whistle stop. See related story.