Is the 511 National Traffic Phone Number Worth $1.2B?

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A Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) ruling expected in February will force states to implement a "511" traffic information hotline. The cost? Some $1.2 billion - and states are not pleased. Those in balmy areas wonder why they need detailed weather information; those with rarely used rural roads are equally frustrated. Do we, in 2010, need a "dial in" traffic number?

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