Peters says transportation system 'slipping'

| 2/14/2007

Transportation Secretary Mary Peters says the country is "slipping a bit" when it comes to keeping up with transportation needs.

According to media reports, Peters also told a Chamber of Commerce gathering that tight budgets and the unpopularity of fuel taxes make transportation funding a challenge.

Peters also said she plans to schedule a meeting in Tucson, AZ, with the transportation ministers of Canada and Mexico to discuss improving transportation between the three nations.