Interstate Highway System
Jonathan Gifford talked about the creation of the Interstate Highway System (IHS) and trust fund, and he responded to telephone calls and… read more
Jonathan Gifford talked about the creation of the Interstate Highway System (IHS) and trust fund, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The fund is used not only for the construction of the highways but also to pay for their upkeep. Topics included what led to the creation of IHS, the current conditions of the highways, the fiscal strength of the trust fund and what Congress might do about the fund in the future.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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