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May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

California is a Leader in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

California is a national leader when it comes to having the essential tools—goals, performance measures and data—to help policy makers...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Colorado Shows Mixed Results in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

Colorado shows mixed results when it comes to having the essential tools — goals, performance measures and data — to help policy makers...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Connecticut is a Leader in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

Connecticut is a national leader when it comes to having the essential tools—goals, performance measures and data—to help policy makers...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Many States Fail to Measure Performance of Transportation Dollars

States spent an estimated $131 billion on transportation in fiscal year 2010, but many cannot answer critical questions about what returns this...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

West Virginia Trails Behind in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

West Virginia spent $1.44 billion on transportation in fiscal year 2010, yet the state cannot answer critical questions about what returns this...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Arizona Trails Behind in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

Arizona spent almost $1.56 billion on transportation in fiscal year 2010, yet the state cannot answer critical questions about what returns this...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Delaware Shows Mixed Results in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

Delaware shows mixed results when it comes to having the essential tools — goals, performance measures and data — to help policy makers...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Florida is a Leader in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

Florida is a national leader when it comes to having the essential tools—goals, performance measures and data—to help policy makers...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Illinois Shows Mixed Results in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

Illinois shows mixed results when it comes to having the essential tools—goals, performance measures and data—to help policy makers...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Indiana Trails Behind in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

Indiana spent $2.82 billion on transportation in fiscal year 2010, yet the state cannot answer critical questions about what returns this...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Massachusetts Shows Mixed Results in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

Massachusetts shows mixed results when it comes to having the essential tools—goals, performance measures and data—to help policy...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Michigan Shows Mixed Results in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

Michigan shows mixed results when it comes to having the essential tools—goals, performance measures and data—to help policy makers...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Minnesota is a Leader in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

Minnesota is a national leader when it comes to having the essential tools—goals, performance measures and data—to help policy makers...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

North Carolina Shows Mixed Results in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

North Carolina shows mixed results when it comes to having the essential tools—goals, performance measures and data—to help policy...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

New Jersey Shows Mixed Results in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

New Jersey shows mixed results when it comes to having the essential tools—goals, performance measures and data—to help policy makers...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

New York Shows Mixed Results in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

New York shows mixed results when it comes to having the essential tools—goals, performance measures and data—to help policy makers...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Oregon is a Leader in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

Oregon is a national leader when it comes to having the essential tools — goals, performance measures and data — to help policy makers...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Rhode Island Shows Mixed Results in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

Rhode Island shows mixed results when it comes to having the essential tools—goals, performance measures and data—to help policy makers...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Tennessee Trails Behind in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

Tennessee spent almost $1.78 billion on transportation in fiscal year 2010, yet the state cannot answer critical questions about what returns this...

May 11, 2011, 00:01 ET

Washington is a Leader in Measuring Performance of Transportation Dollars

The State of Washington is a national leader when it comes to having the essential tools—goals, performance measures and data—to help...