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Obama prepares to send $302 billion highway bill to Congress, but will it be enough?

Obama prepares to send $302 billion highway bill to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 24, 2014

President Barack Obama is preparing to present his proposed $302 billion, four-year transportation reauthorization bill to Congress. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx ...

DOT now predicts Highway Trust Fund will run out of money by end of August

DOT now predicts Highway Trust Fund will run out of...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 16, 2014

In its latest update of the Highway Trust Fund Ticker, the U.S. Department of Transportation predicts the HTF to run out ...

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 ...

Lawmakers, experts discuss solutions, stress urgent need for stable, increased highway funding

Lawmakers, experts discuss solutions, stress urgent...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 22, 2013

Over half of the highway miles traveled in the United States are on roads in less than good condition, said ...

Bill calls for the elimination of federal transportation funding

Bill calls for the elimination of federal...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2013

While most are trying to figure out a way to free up more federal funding for transportation, two Congressmen have ...

How much life does the Highway Trust Fund have left?

Posted by John Latta on Aug 31, 2012

We know the simplicity of it. The Highway Trust Fund is steadily running out of money. Congress, so set on ...

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 ...

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