Your city can't sell a road to the next town over when it needs a little cash. So why do our municipal accounting standards count highways as "assets"? Advocates say it's time to fix that. Image: Jay Galvin via Creative Commons
A single, 38-year-old transportation law has locked America into a car-dominated status quo for far too long — and advocates believe the next congress could be the ones to finally get our country out of the 1980s for good.