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Measuring the quality of state transportation infrastructure

USNews.com
NAM Y. HUH/AP

Transportation represents one-third of the weight in ranking the Best States for infrastructure. Throughout history, transportation has played a key role in the development of the American economy, determining where and when growth happens. This comprehensive subcategory is broken down into four metrics: commute time, road quality, bridge quality and public transit usage. Some metrics may be more significant in some states than in others – such as the importance of public transit in urban areas and the quality of roads in rural regions – but each of the four metrics carried an equal weight in determining the Best States for transportation.

Nevada ranks first in the nation for transportation. Utah places second in this subcategory, followed by Delaware, Minnesota and Oregon... FULL ARTICLE

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