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Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call Congress, demand long-term highway bill in road tour stop (VIDEO)

Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call...

Posted by James Jaillet on Apr 18, 2014

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx says a short-term solution won’t do this go-around for transportation funding, and he’s on the ...

DOT says Highway Trust Fund could face shortfall by late July

DOT says Highway Trust Fund could face shortfall by...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 18, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation has updated its Highway Trust Fund Ticker to show that the fund could shortfall as ...

Obama orders tighter fuel economy standards for work trucks, praises Cummins-Peterbilt SuperTruck

Obama orders tighter fuel economy standards for work...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2014

Medium- and heavy-duty trucks are set to receive a second round of standards that will tighten limits on fuel economy ...

Newly-appointed DOT chief Foxx outlines goals in blog post

Newly-appointed DOT chief Foxx outlines goals in blog...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 05, 2013

The newest member of the Cabinet and the 17th person to take on the duties of leading the U.S. Department ...

Senate confirms Anthony Foxx as next Secretary of Transportation

Senate confirms Anthony Foxx as next Secretary of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 28, 2013

In a unanimous vote Thursday, the Senate confirmed Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation, our sister site Better Roads reported. Foxx ...

Texas DOT launches new tools for warning drivers about road construction zones

Texas DOT launches new tools for warning drivers about...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2013

The Texas Department of Transportation has launched two new tools to warn drivers approaching road construction zones to slow down ...

Colorado DOT ads depict construction workers as kids, urging drivers to “Slow for the Cone Zone”

Colorado DOT ads depict construction workers as kids,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 13, 2013

As our sister site Better Roads reports, road construction season is in full swing. Which means that state departments of ...

Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring machine, lowered into starting position in Seattle

Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

With the digging of the Washington State Route 99 tunnel in Seattle scheduled to start in July, the Washington State Department of ...

Wisconsin DOT launches 511 website, Twitter accounts to keep drivers informed on construction projects

Wisconsin DOT launches 511 website, Twitter accounts to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2013

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is taking a pro-active stance in keeping construction workers safe by doing what it can ...

A history of American infrastructure funding and how to go about establishing new financing tools

A history of American infrastructure funding and how to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2013

Just about anyone with knowledge on the subject of infrastructure and transportation funding in the U.S. that you talk to ...

Scientists develop first self-healing protective coating for concrete

Scientists develop first self-healing protective...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2013

Just last week we heard about a formula of asphalt that, when heated by induction, can actually repair itself. And ...

FY13 funding for DOT released. Ouch!

FY13 funding for DOT released. Ouch!

Posted by John Latta on Jun 06, 2012

The House Appropriations Committee has released the fiscal year 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill. Apparently the old ...

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