Outside View of Mass. Pike

Amidst the debate over what Massachusetts should do about its turnpike costs and Big Dig debt, we thought it would be interesting to compare it with similar toll roads outside the Bay State.

In a survey earlier this year, The Reason Foundation ranked the Mass. Pike as the most inefficient toll road in the United States.

Robert Poole is Director of Transportation Studies at Reason, a non-profit public policy research institute. He joins WBUR's Bob Oakes to talk about the Pike.

This program aired on December 2, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

Bob Oakes Twitter Host, Morning Edition
Bob Oakes has been WBUR's Morning Edition anchor since 1992.