Amanda Albright

Government, Business

Toll Roads With Fewer Cars an Unlikely Haven for Bond Buyers

Vehicles travel along a highway in Ohio on July 16. Vehicles travel along a highway in Ohio on July 16. (Andrew Cenci/Bloomberg News)

Municipal-bond investors are scouring for pockets of the $3.9 trillion market that are a haven from the coronavirus and its recession. Turns out toll roads may be a safe bet.

Amanda Albright | Bloomberg News
July 23, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

States Step In to Fund Roads After Trump’s Plans Stall

Roads Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

Governors in at least 11 states, including Michigan, Ohio and Connecticut, are pushing for new taxes, bond sales and tolls to raise money for long-needed work on roads, bridges and transit systems after President Donald Trump failed to enact a major infrastructure plan.

Amanda Albright | Bloomberg News
March 11, 2019