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Posted by John Latta on Apr 03, 2013

Is the automobile over? Scary thought if fuel taxes continue to be the single biggest contributor to our transportation infrastructure funding ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 03, 2013

Early in my career, I worked for a special interest consumer magazine that was getting beaten badly by the competition. ...

Depends what you mean by “relevant” or “earmark.”

Depends what you mean by “relevant” or...

Posted by John Latta on Mar 22, 2013

When it comes to transportation infrastructure, what is "relevant" and what is an "earmark?" The debate arises courtesy of Minnesota Republican ...

Highway Trust Fund $365.5 billion in debt by 2036 – AED report

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Posted by John Latta on Feb 22, 2013

Highway Trust Fund (HTF) shortfall will be in the coming decades. The report, conducted for the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) by ...

Somebody blinked: States making moves for transportation infrastructure funds

Somebody blinked: States making moves for...

Posted by John Latta on Feb 19, 2013

As the inevitability of dwindling fuel tax revenues keeps butting heads with the inevitable need for more funding for transportation ...

Uh oh, somebody’s out of touch on the gas tax

Uh oh, somebody’s out of touch on the gas tax

Posted by John Latta on Feb 14, 2013

If something is unpopular but beneficial to the American public, do you as a member of Congress (a) support it, ...

The Roundabout Way to Safety and Saving

The Roundabout Way to Safety and Saving

Posted by John Latta on Jan 22, 2013

Go around. For older drivers it seems roundabouts may be the optimal intersection design. Apparently  for most age groups, surprisingly even ...

Pushing the toll option

Pushing the toll option

Posted by John Latta on Jan 10, 2013

The International Bridge Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) is launching what it calls an "aggressive" campaign to show us the ...

A fuel tax chance missed?

A fuel tax chance missed?

Posted by John Latta on Dec 19, 2012

Uh oh. Perhaps it's best seen as a good news/bad news scenario. Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire has proposed a new excise tax ...

Whispering the T Word

Whispering the T Word

Posted by John Latta on Dec 05, 2012

TAX! Nothing like shouting a three-letter word ending in X to get your attention. But no, we’re not talking income tax. The ...

Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 01, 2012

One More Letter to Write   By Kirk Landers With another bitterly contentious election under our belts, most Americans would like to live ...

It’s Still Raining Obvious, Congressman.

It’s Still Raining Obvious, Congressman.

Posted by John Latta on Oct 12, 2012

FLASHBACK -- Here's a paper from 2003. I stumbled on it and deja vu! It's simple title is A Dozen Reasons ...

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