We asked Takeaway listeners to weigh in on President Obama's plan to spend $50 billion on infrastructure to stimulate the economy. If you had the money to spend, where would you send the check?
Lindsey Swift wrote on our Facebook page:
“Water resources and management, waste disposal, upgrade ports, high speed internet everywhere, diversify transportation options, establish comprehensive energy smart grid.”
Also on Facebook, Elissa Clemons wrote: “Education...equal access to all regardless of race, gender or social economic status.”
And a sixty-seven year old female listener says: "I’m speaking on behalf of the elderly. I am all for giving up my automobile for an electrical cart, one of those three-wheeler carts you see in India. But we need roads.”