“60 percent of its respondents were not aware of the gap being the amount of money that is collected by the 18.4 cents-per-gallon gas tax that is normally used to fund transportation projects and the current levels of spending in the recently approved highway bill.”

The Hill

December 19, 2012

A large majority of U.S. residents what Congress to spend more money on transportation infrastructure, according to poll conducted on behalf of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

The AEM, which represents companies that make the machines used in construction projects, said Wednesday that its poll showed 77 percent of American citizens are in favor of “rebuilding” or “modernization” infrastructure in the U.S…

The full AEM poll can be downloaded here: Jobs_Infrastructure_and_the_Economy