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VIDEO: What lawmakers are saying about highway funding

VIDEO: What lawmakers are saying about highway funding

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 23, 2014

On Friday, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx reminded state departments of transportation that the Highway Trust Fund’s “situation remains dire.” He noted ...

Delaware to see raised tolls instead of gas tax hike

Delaware to see raised tolls instead of gas tax hike

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 21, 2014

Delaware drivers can soon expect an increase in certain tolls, but the state’s gas tax will not rise. That’s because Gov. ...

12-cent gas tax hike could pay for transportation projects

12-cent gas tax hike could pay for transportation...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 19, 2014

With the current highway bill, MAP-21, nearing expiration and the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), the main transportation funding source, projected ...

Lawmaker looks to crude oil tax, indexed diesel tax for Highway Trust Fund solution; Plan would remove gas tax

Lawmaker looks to crude oil tax, indexed diesel tax for...

Posted by Staff Report on Jun 17, 2014

As the Highway Trust Fund’s insolvency looms, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) has introduced a highway funding plan that would repeal ...

Move over gas tax: California could move to VMT fee

Move over gas tax: California could move to VMT fee

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 14, 2014

California is considering switching from a state gas tax to a vehicle-miles-traveled (VMT) fee, our sister site Overdrive reports. The state’s ...

HTF 101: How the Highway Trust Fund works

HTF 101: How the Highway Trust Fund works

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 12, 2014

The Highway Trust Fund (HTF) is a major talking point in the highway construction industry right now, especially because the ...

Survey finds 68% of Americans want increased federal transportation funding, most willing to pay higher gas taxes

Survey finds 68% of Americans want increased federal...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 12, 2014

Two-thirds of Americans, or 68 percent, want the federal government to invest more in roads, bridges and mass transit systems, ...

Utah transportation panel considers gas tax hike

Utah transportation panel considers gas tax hike

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 22, 2014

The state gas tax in Utah may start rising if a proposed hike is approved. The state’s Transportation Interim Committee on ...

LaHood touts fuel tax hike at transportation tech summit

LaHood touts fuel tax hike at transportation tech...

Posted by Todd Dills on May 21, 2014

Speaking to attendees of the ALK Transportation Technology Summit in Princeton, N.J., former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood made a case ...

New Hampshire gas tax to rise 4.2 cents in July

New Hampshire gas tax to rise 4.2 cents in July

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 21, 2014

New Hampshire can expect a 4.2-cent gas tax increase this summer, after the state’s governor signed a new bill to ...

Infrastructure jobs can boost U.S. employment; highway funding push continues

Infrastructure jobs can boost U.S. employment; highway...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 09, 2014

Buzz about infrastructure investment continues today as a number of reports and statements are released. The Brookings Institution released a report ...

New Hampshire increases fuel taxes to fund road projects

New Hampshire increases fuel taxes to fund road...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 29, 2014

The New Hampshire House last week passed a bill that would increase the state’s fuel taxes on gas and diesel ...

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