I hate to be the all doom and gloom but guess what folks? Looks like the state of our transportation system may be even worse than originally thought. Economist Clifford Winston of the Brookings Institution has crunched the numbers and calculates that its many inefficiencies are worth more than $100 billion.
He breaks it down to costs accrued by car traffic, road damage, inefficient highway funding, and other areas. And the numbers are downright scary.