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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 ...

Senators reach bipartisan agreement on plan for long-term highway bill

Senators reach bipartisan agreement on plan for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 11, 2014

Sen. Barbara Boxer said Thursday that she and three other top transportation committee senators have “reached an agreement in principle ...

DOT says Highway Trust Fund could face shortfall by late July

DOT says Highway Trust Fund could face shortfall by...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 18, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation has updated its Highway Trust Fund Ticker to show that the fund could shortfall as ...

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 ...

LaHood expects big Obama announcement on transportation, comments on I-5 bridge collapse

LaHood expects big Obama announcement on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 06, 2013

During a recent talk before the Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) in Washington, D.C., outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told those in ...

Sequester to cut $4 billion from federal construction programs

Sequester to cut $4 billion from federal construction...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 05, 2013

Sequestration, the automatic federal spending cuts that took effect on March 1, will cut more than $4 billion from federal ...

CBO: Highway Trust Fund should fulfill obligations through 2014

CBO: Highway Trust Fund should fulfill obligations...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 11, 2013

According to the latest forecast from the Congressional Budget Office, the Highway Trust Fund will have insufficient revenues by the ...

Final Word

Final Word

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 04, 2012

Clean up transportation politics with earmarks   By Kirk Landers   While the citizenry and media of the United States focused on election polls ...

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 ...

Mica & Duncan statements from surface...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 08, 2012

U.S. Rep. John L. Mica (R-Fla.), chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan ...

Coalition to Committee on Deficit Reduction: Surface...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 25, 2011

Stressing that a cost-effective, well-maintained, safe and efficient transportation system is essential to economic growth, job creation and global competiveness, ...

Six year tab: $5.4 billion in lost equipment revenues

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 04, 2011

Congress' failure to maintain highway funding could cost the construction equipment industry more than $900 million in lost market opportunity ...

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