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New poll shows 67 percent of people are against a gas tax increase

New poll shows 67 percent of people are against a gas...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 19, 2014

Two-thirds of Americans oppose the idea of increasing the 18.4 cent-per-gallon gas tax that's used to fund the country's transportation infrastructure, ...

Congress passes spending bill; cuts billions from federal construction accounts

Congress passes spending bill; cuts billions from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 15, 2014

Two days after the legislation was passed by a tight vote in the House, the Senate passed a $1.1 trillion ...

Alerting Congress: Most jobs created by transportation investment occur in non-construction sectors

Alerting Congress: Most jobs created by transportation...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 10, 2014

  If Congress somehow lacks the motivation needed to agree on a long-term Highway Trust Fund, a new report from IHS Inc., ...

President Obama calls America’s transportation...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 03, 2014

President Obama is embarrassed by the current state of America's transportation infrastructure and he made no bones about it while ...

Reps using former President Reagan to push for gas tax increase

Reps using former President Reagan to push for gas tax...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 03, 2014

A bipartisan pair of House members are attempting to build support for a federal gas tax increase by using former ...

VIDEO: CBS’s ’60 Minutes’ spotlights America’s neglected infrastructure

VIDEO: CBS’s ’60 Minutes’ spotlights...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 24, 2014

In case you missed it, CBS's "60 Minutes" did a feature on America's neglected transportation infrastructure on Sunday. During the ...

Highway Trust Fund: Who’s in and who’s out in next Congress

Highway Trust Fund: Who’s in and who’s out in next...

Posted by Staff Report on Nov 19, 2014

  The Republicans delivered quite a trouncing in the recent mid-term elections, and conventional wisdom says a Republican Senate, to go ...

Nebraska needs $10.2B to fix roads

Nebraska needs $10.2B to fix roads

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 13, 2014

  Nebraska will need to spend at least $10.2 billion on its roads in the next 20 years, according to the ...

Ray LaHood: ‘We need a big pot of money’ to fix America’s roads and bridges

Ray LaHood: ‘We need a big pot of money’ to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 31, 2014

Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at ...

Boxer urges House Ways & Means Committee to save Highway Trust Fund

Boxer urges House Ways & Means Committee to save...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 14, 2014

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee has made it clear that saving the Highway ...

ARTBA Video: Fix the Highway Trust Fund …NOW!

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 09, 2014

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President and CEO Pete Ruane has released the above video urging transportation design and ...

Dear Congress: Let’s avoid another HTF crisis

Dear Congress: Let’s avoid another HTF crisis

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 06, 2014

The Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) is urging Congress to pass a new long-term surface transportation measure as soon as possible. ...

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