WHAT OTHERS SAY: Pave the way for new transportation bill

Monday, April 16, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT

Normally, every five or six years Congress cranks out one of those “omnibus” legislative monsters that reauthorizes the nation’s transportation program — including the fuel tax, the spending that pays for asphalt and concrete, and support for public transit. But in recent years, the process has broken down.