Investing In Permian Basin Roads Could Have Big Returns For Texas

The Midland-Odessa Transportation Alliance, or MOTRAN, says Texas could be losing $1 billion in taxes due to the region’s failing infrastructure.

By Mitch BordenDecember 19, 2018 10:06 am, , , ,

From Marfa Public Radio:

Outside of a Midland truck stop, Charles Goff is on his way back to his semi to enjoy a few more hours of rest before he gets back on the road. He says he can really get comfortable in his rig.

“I get to sleep in something that’s like a one bedroom apartment.  I got my own refrigerator, TV, microwave, skillet. I mean it’s just like home. Without the wife though,” he says.

For the last 18 years, Goff’s been driving all over the region as a commercial trucker. He loves it, but he says he wouldn’t want his family driving around here.

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