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New ATM ad campaigns urge Congress for HTF solution

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 01, 2014

The Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) coalition has launched a regionally focused, multiplatform ad campaign urging Congress to develop a ...

A giant pothole swallows up a school bus tire

A giant pothole swallows up a school bus tire

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 23, 2014

Our nation’s roads are becoming so bad that potholes are apparently starting to look more like sinkholes. At least that was ...

Surface transportation projects receive 10 more weeks of funding

Surface transportation projects receive 10 more weeks...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 22, 2014

Congress has approved H.J. Res. 124 which is a measure that will give state departments of transportations an addition 10 ...

Highway users, road builders oppose bill to surrender federal highway authority

Highway users, road builders oppose bill to surrender...

Posted by Staff Report on Sep 18, 2014

Transportation interests have written Congress to express opposition to the so-called “devolution” of the federal highway program and the proposed ...

Nonresidential projects push construction spending to largest monthly gain in more than 2 years in July

Nonresidential projects push construction spending to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 03, 2014

After seeing its first drop in one year during June, construction spending in the U.S. fully recovered and then some ...

GOP senators predict Highway Trust Fund solution

GOP senators predict Highway Trust Fund solution

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 02, 2014

  Senators John Boozman (R-Ark.) and James Inhofe (R-Okla.) have predicted a long-term solution to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). They predict ...

Will the Real Leader Please Stand Up on Nationwide Tolling?

Will the Real Leader Please Stand Up on Nationwide...

Posted by Contributed on Aug 21, 2014

It’s time to take a much closer look at tolling on a national level to fund our transportation infrastructure, but ...

Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion statewide

Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 20, 2014

Deficient, congested and unsafe roadways cost Alabama drivers as much as $1,562 annually, and a total of $3.1 billion statewide, ...

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 15, 2014

It felt like an eternity went by before Congress passed a bill to fund the Highway Trust Fund through May ...

Senate bill would give natural gas trucks a weight exemption

Senate bill would give natural gas trucks a weight...

Posted by James Jaillet on Aug 15, 2014

The Senate this week introduced its version of a bill to cut natural gas-powered trucks a break, as it would give them ...

Congress passes Highway Trust Fund patch; Obama signs

Congress passes Highway Trust Fund patch; Obama signs

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 12, 2014

Just hours after the House turned down the Senate's highway funding bill, Congress has passed a $10.8 billion bill to ...

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring short-term gain, long-term disaster for the road building industry

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 08, 2014

For the last half-century gas and diesel taxes collected at the pump have been the primary source of funding for ...

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