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The Other Side of the Glass Door

Posted by John Latta on Jul 02, 2012

I had a dog once that loved to sunbath indoors, resting beside a sliding glass patio door. Outside would come ...

Reauthorization — first glimpses, second guesses

Posted by John Latta on Jun 28, 2012

So compromise wins. So it should; that's what a Senate/House conference committees does. But looking at the first details of the ...

You got a ‘D’? Well, that’s okay, school’s hard.

You got a ‘D’? Well, that’s okay,...

Posted by John Latta on Jun 15, 2012

If your children come home with ‘D’ on their report cards, do you ignore it,accept it, because, hey, they look ...

Let’s say reauthorization was a simple thing

Let’s say reauthorization was a simple thing

Posted by John Latta on Jun 10, 2012

It could be a really interesting week in the surface transportation reauthorization debate in the Congressional conference committee. If you step ...

Drive Now, Pay Later.

Drive Now, Pay Later.

Posted by John Latta on Jun 04, 2012

Interesting, basic approach to the argument for borrowing to build/maintain/repair our transportation infrastructure in the New York Times. Written by ...

TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

Posted by Jill Dunn on May 07, 2012

Congress will begin reconciling Senate and House highway reauthorization bills this week that contain significantly increased funding for a loan ...

Senate approves transportation extension: FAA and...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 15, 2011

The United States Senate on Sept. 15 passed legislation to extend funding for the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal ...

House passes highway funding extension

Posted by Jill Dunn on Sep 15, 2011

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on an extension of transportation appropriations this week after House members passed the ...

Congressman Shuster: Obama ‘offered little more...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 31, 2011

Congressman Bill Shuster, chairman of the Subcommittee on Railroads Pipelines and Hazardous Materials, issued the following statement in ...

‘We need some form of populist movement for...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 07, 2011

From Better Roads (sister publication to Equipment World) Editor-in-Chief John Latta at the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) annual meeting ...

Pa. Senator backs expiration for highway earmarks

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 02, 2011

Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey wants to put an expiration date on unspent highway "earmarks" through two bills he introduced in ...

Chicago area procures $100 million in TIGER grants

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 27, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Illinois Department of Transportation finalized a $100 grant agreement for the CREATE (Chicago ...

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