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LaHood pushes for 10-cent gas tax hike during St. Louis visit

LaHood pushes for 10-cent gas tax hike during St. Louis...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 02, 2014

During a trip to St. Louis, Mo., on Tuesday, former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood pushed for a 10-cent-per-gallon gas tax ...

Senate panel delays vote on highway bill patch

Senate panel delays vote on highway bill patch

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 26, 2014

The Senate Finance Committee has delayed its vote on a proposed short-term patch that would provide funding for transportation infrastructure ...

Sen. Wyden offers short-term patch for transportation funding

Sen. Wyden offers short-term patch for transportation...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 25, 2014

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, has offered a transportation infrastructure funding solution, but it’s not ...

Fitch: Gas tax hike should be paired with other revenue sources to fund transportation

Fitch: Gas tax hike should be paired with other revenue...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 24, 2014

Fitch Ratings released a statement on Tuesday noting that a gas tax increase needs to be paired with another revenue ...

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 ...

ARTBA launches campaign revealing ‘shocking truth’ about transportation infrastructure investment

ARTBA launches campaign revealing ‘shocking...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 17, 2014

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) on Tuesday launched a new website and social media campaign that aims ...

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 ...

HTF update: DOT holds firm on August shortfall projection

HTF update: DOT holds firm on August shortfall...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 17, 2014

The Highway Trust Fund (HTF) continues to head for a shortfall at the end of August, the U.S. Department of ...

Survey says 59% of Americans worry road surfaces create unsafe conditions

Survey says 59% of Americans worry road surfaces create...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 13, 2014

The majority of Americans are concerned about unsafe road conditions as a result of poor road surfaces, according to 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, ...

Transportation advocates push for highway funding this week

Transportation advocates push for highway funding this...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 09, 2014

Transportation advocates are flying to Washington, D.C. from all over the country to meet with lawmakers and discuss highway funding ...

Opinion: Sinkholes and bridge closures, and how they relate to the highway fund shortage

Opinion: Sinkholes and bridge closures, and how they...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 06, 2014

Two news stories in particular have me thinking of what our nation will look like without a Highway Trust Fund ...

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