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Massachusetts House passes act financing municipal road and bridge improvements

Massachusetts House passes act financing municipal road...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 27, 2015

The Massachusetts House passed H. 3187, a provision backed by Governor Charlie Baker, that provides for $200 million for financing ...

Multiple states delaying or canceling transportation projects over highway funding uncertainty

Multiple states delaying or canceling transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 26, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association reports that four states have canceled or delayed transportation improvement projects due to ...

Transportation funding solution still elusive during infrastructure forum

Transportation funding solution still elusive during...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 26, 2015

The need for updating and maintaining U.S. infrastructure work is a clear, agreed-upon issue, but the means of providing funds ...

TRB to hold webinar on “creative ways” to fund transportation

TRB to hold webinar on “creative ways” to fund...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 26, 2015

The Transportation Research Board is planning a webinar April 15 to discuss potential new means for funding transportation infrastructure projects, such ...

Senate rejects amendment seeking to fund infrastructure by closing corporate tax loophole

Senate rejects amendment seeking to fund infrastructure...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 25, 2015

A $478 billion transportation funding amendment to the 2016 budget put forth by Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was struck ...

Pledging push for more funding, mayors group calls transportation key to fighting inequality

Pledging push for more funding, mayors group calls...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 25, 2015

Members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Cities of Opportunity Task Force, have pledged to work together in urging Congress ...

DRIVE Act aims to support Highway Trust Fund by limiting spending to roads and bridges

DRIVE Act aims to support Highway Trust Fund by...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 24, 2015

Five Republican congressmen have proposed a legislative effort to support the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) without increasing gas taxes primarily ...

Move Seattle pushes for $900 million to fund city transportation projects

Move Seattle pushes for $900 million to fund city...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 24, 2015

Move Seattle, a 10-year transportation plan encompassing transit, walking, biking, and freight, will require a $900 million levy paid through ...

Highway Trust Fund inaction would cost Mississippi jobs, long-term road and bridge projects

Highway Trust Fund inaction would cost Mississippi...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 23, 2015

As part of a growing list of fallout amid uncertainty about the Highway Trust Fund, the Mississippi Department of Transportation ...

#FixTheTrustFund campaign aims to flood social media with infographics supporting a long-term highway bill

#FixTheTrustFund campaign aims to flood social media...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 20, 2015

The Transportation Construction Coalition this week launched a 12-day social media infographic campaign to “press Congress to find a permanent fix ...

Iowa Transportation Commission approves $33 million in new highway and bridge projects

Iowa Transportation Commission approves $33 million in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 12, 2015

The Iowa Transportation Commission has approved a 2015 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program (ITIP) amendment to add highway and bridge projects ...

Texas toll road fight proves how badly we need a gas tax hike

Texas toll road fight proves how badly we need a gas...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 11, 2015

When push comes to shove, Texans can get more than a little rowdy. Of late, their cantankerous streak has flared ...

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