Newspaper Takes on PA Pike’s Rising Debt and Transfers for Transit

The Express-Times (Easton, PA) editorial board takes a look at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s rising tolls and debt, noting that, “Since 2007 the Legislature has required the turnpike to turn over $450 million a year for public transportation, and the turnpike is racking up massive debt as a result.” The report notes that, “almost two-thirds of [the turnpike’s] annual $980 million budget goes to debt service.”