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DOT loans $950 million to Florida highway project

DOT loans $950 million to Florida highway project

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 12, 2014

The federal government has decided to loan $950 million to Florida for use on a project to expand the state's ...

California drivers paying the price for deficient roads and bridges

California drivers paying the price for deficient roads...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 12, 2014

Deficient roads and bridges in California cost each local driver $2,500 annually, and $44 billion statewide, according to a new ...

Transportation Talk

Transportation Talk

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 05, 2014

‘Crowdfunding’ the Highway Trust Fund?  By Tina Grady Barbaccia, Editor-at-Large tinabarbaccia@randallreilly.com Every day for the past few weeks, I have seen videos of ...

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 05, 2014

Here’s a look at the Highway Trust Fund that is notoriously in danger of going in the red. For now, ...

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 05, 2014

Road safety is always a concern, regardless of where you live. The good news is road fatalities across the United ...

Nonresidential projects push construction spending to largest monthly gain in more than 2 years in July

Nonresidential projects push construction spending to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 03, 2014

After seeing its first drop in one year during June, construction spending in the U.S. fully recovered and then some ...

GOP senators predict Highway Trust Fund solution

GOP senators predict Highway Trust Fund solution

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 02, 2014

  Senators John Boozman (R-Ark.) and James Inhofe (R-Okla.) have predicted a long-term solution to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). They predict ...

Firefighters plea for better roads and bridges

Firefighters plea for better roads and bridges

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 29, 2014

The Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters are pleading with state officials to focus on the safety of state's transportation ...

Highway and Bridge contract awards down 14 percent

Highway and Bridge contract awards down 14 percent

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 28, 2014

  The value of highway and bridge contract awards was down 14 percent in the first seven months of 2014 when ...

Will the Real Leader Please Stand Up on Nationwide Tolling?

Will the Real Leader Please Stand Up on Nationwide...

Posted by Contributed on Aug 21, 2014

It’s time to take a much closer look at tolling on a national level to fund our transportation infrastructure, but ...

Jason Carter pushing for transportation sales tax

Jason Carter pushing for transportation sales tax

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 21, 2014

Democrat Jason Carter is reviving the idea of a regional sales tax for transportation infrastructure improvements in Georgia. In 2012 Carter and ...

Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion statewide

Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 20, 2014

Deficient, congested and unsafe roadways cost Alabama drivers as much as $1,562 annually, and a total of $3.1 billion statewide, ...

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