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John Latta

John Latta is Editor-in-Chief of Better Roads magazine who has spent the last decade writing about roads, construction equipment, trucks and trucking, bridges, and Washington’s influence on all of the above. He is a former daily newspaperman who has pursued news in Australia, New Zealand, the U.K. and the U.S.

Reading between the lines at pre-Bauma 2013: What to expect from the big show

Reading between the lines at pre-Bauma 2013: What to...

Posted on Jan 31, 2013

Editor's Note: Read John's Pre-Bauma Day 1 thoughts by clicking here and his Day 2 thoughts by clicking here. The two ...

Pre-Bauma 2013 Day 2 wrap up: New Holland, Doosan, Bobcat, Liugong and more

Pre-Bauma 2013 Day 2 wrap up: New Holland, Doosan,...

Posted on Jan 30, 2013

Editor's Note: Click here to read John's Day 1 impressions from Pre-Bauma 2013. Winds are up but so is the temperature ...

Pre-Bauma 2013: Day 1 Impressions

Pre-Bauma 2013: Day 1 Impressions

Posted on Jan 29, 2013

  I'm here in Munich at series of press conferences being referred to as "pre-Bauma" in a windy and cold city. ...

WSDOT website helps smaller contractors into the game

WSDOT website helps smaller contractors into the game

Posted on Oct 01, 2012

Smaller companies working on roadways and bridges in Washington State can now get a helping online hand from WSDOT. A ...

Posted on Sep 12, 2012

TDO

Posted on Sep 12, 2012

Tennessee DOT COmmisioner John Schroer has a rare 

Posted on Sep 12, 2012

  It was an interesting night at American Road and Transportation Builders Association national convention in Memphis. There is a very strong ...

How much life does the Highway Trust Fund have left?

Posted on Aug 31, 2012

We know the simplicity of it. The Highway Trust Fund is steadily running out of money. Congress, so set on ...

Rough Roads in Le Crowne Pointe Gardens

Posted on Aug 16, 2012

I wonder how many agencies in charge of roads unknowingly face a problem that has just surfaced here in Tuscaloosa, ...

LA’s 14-lane, $6 billion-plus freeway

Posted on Aug 14, 2012

Anyone who has lived in L.A. or flown in (once you get below the brown air) can attest to the ...

Issa: Obama strong-armed auto companies

Posted on Aug 13, 2012

Now comes the claim that President Obama basically strong-armed automakers into providing more fuel-efficient vehicles. California Congressman Darrell Issa, (R-Calif), no ...

Chez Amtrak.

Posted on Aug 02, 2012

From the "speaks for itself" department: Over the last 10 years, losses to the taxpayers from Amtrak's food and beverage service ...

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