The End of Auto Age is 2020, less than ten years from now. Gen Y is not driving, even without trains; and aging Boomers will soon start to drive significantly less, making roads less traveled and financially unsupportable.
So spending money on roads is now is both wasteful and deadly. The U.S.A. can no longer afford either.
What kills more Americans, invading Iraq or building more roads? Answer: Roads
What creates more jobs, building roads or building trains? Answer: Trains.
Which will be more used in 20 years, roads or trains? Answer: Trains.
America, falling behind the rest of the world in the 21st century, is running out of both money and time.