Roger Kahn http://michiganradio.org en Michigan's future transportation needs (and costs) will be under review this week http://michiganradio.org/post/michigans-future-transportation-needs-and-costs-will-be-under-review-week <p>A special task force starts work this week to try to come up with a plan to better spend state tax dollars to fix Michigan’s roads.</p><p></p><p>The Michigan Department of Transportation is spending about a billion dollars building and repairing the state’s roads this year.</p><p></p><p>But to keep pace with what’s needed to just maintain the state’s infrastructure, its estimated Michigan would need to spend $1.4 billion.</p><p></p><p>State Senator Roger Kahn wonders if that money is being spent efficiently enough.</p><p></p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:30:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 9293 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan's future transportation needs (and costs) will be under review this week