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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.

Mica Questions Stimulus Spending

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

U.S. Rep. John L. Mica (R-FL), the Republican Leader of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, has questioned whether infrastructure ...

Do It Yourself

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

Here’s a story to get you moving.    CNN reports it under the headline: Fed up residents repair road in 8 days ...

Save Our Bridges

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

 Move on Tuesday of this week to change the way we build  and maintain bridges.  H.R. 1862, the Bridge Life ...

More Stimulus Explanations

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

I'm thinking you can't have too many sites to help you try and make sense of the stimulus package. Here's ...

Corrosion Conference ’09 Underway

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

Worth noting that the annual NACE conference, CORROSION 2009, is underway in Atlanta, welcoming more than 4,500 attendees to the world’s ...

All The News That’s Fit To Pave

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

The New York Times, yes that New York Times, took a casual look at the World of Asphalt trade show ...

How much in old dollars?

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

This is one of those computer apps than can leave you shaking your head about the good old days.  The ...

We Get Really Poor MPG

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

Let's say you go for a walk.  Are you fuel efficient? Here's a guy  who's worked out we get 42 mpg ...

The White Stuff

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

Mmmm, man this road smells good. In fact it’s making me hungry. Ever get that feeling? I admit it’s not going ...

A ‘Catch 22′ for states looking for...

Posted on Dec 23, 2008

Joe Heller would appreciate this situation.   Today’s New York Times runs with a story which includes one pundit’s recognition of ...