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Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund infrastructure over national defense or health care

Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 10, 2014

If given the choice, more Americans would be willing to designate taxes to infrastructure than to national defense or health ...

Obama proposes $302 billion, 4-year transportation bill, announces $600 million in competitive grants

Obama proposes $302 billion, 4-year transportation...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2014

President Barack Obama has proposed a $302 billion, four-year transportation reauthorization bill with the aim of avoiding the Highway Trust ...

Report: Washington D.C. excludes successful construction-trades academy from “priority” career initiative funding

Report: Washington D.C. excludes successful...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2013

Despite a 90-percent graduation rate and a more-than 60-percent college-going rate, a Washington D.C. construction-trades academy was excluded from funding ...

Recent talks suggest Congress has put transportation funding on the back burner

Recent talks suggest Congress has put transportation...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2013

After attending last week's Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) fly-in visit with Congress, John Latta, the editor of our sister site ...

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are more important than their iPhone or TV

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

To say the findings of a recent study reported on by our sister site Better Roads are a bit shocking ...

U.S. infrastructure spending has plummeted in last 5 years

U.S. infrastructure spending has plummeted in last 5...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 30, 2013

According to a report from our sister site Better Roads, infrastructure spending in the U.S. has plummeted in the last ...

Funding isn’t there to rebuild partially-collapsed I-5 bridge in Washington

Funding isn’t there to rebuild...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2013

Despite the increased attention it has given to the problem, the aftermath of a partial collapse of a bridge on ...

Washington’s I-5 bridge collapse highlights need for infrastructure funding

Washington’s I-5 bridge collapse highlights need...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 24, 2013

Thursday night, a truck with an oversized load struck a portion of the I-5 bridge near Seattle, Washington, sending a ...

Majority of Americans favor tolls as source for transportation funding

Majority of Americans favor tolls as source for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2013

A recent survey of American motorists confirms the feeling that most aren't fond of the idea of gas taxes, finding ...

Two-thirds of Americans likely to say “no” to gas tax as transportation funding

Two-thirds of Americans likely to say “no”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2013

According to a report from our sister site Better Roads citing a recent Gallup poll, two-thirds of Americans would oppose ...

Rough Roads in Le Crowne Pointe Gardens

Posted by John Latta on Aug 16, 2012

I wonder how many agencies in charge of roads unknowingly face a problem that has just surfaced here in Tuscaloosa, ...

TRIP: Show N.H. the money to fix failing bridges, roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 21, 2010

One-third of New Hampshire’ major roads are deteriorated, 32 percent of the state’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, ...

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