More From Infrastructure funding

Obama’s 2014 budget includes $50B for infrastructure, “full support” for MAP-21

Obama’s 2014 budget includes $50B for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 12, 2013

President Barack Obama has submitted his 2014 Fiscal Year Budget to Congress and a great deal of money has been ...

Tea party coalition stops Atlanta transit plan

Tea party coalition stops Atlanta transit plan

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 02, 2012

The anti-tax Tea party in Georgia teamed with some unlikely bedfellows to convince Atlanta voters to nix a plan to ...

Good news, bad news on construction employment front

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 04, 2012

The construction industry lost 2,000 jobs in April, following similar declines of 3,000 in March and 1,000 in February, but ...

House rolls out six-year reauthorization proposal:...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 11, 2011

Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee leaders have rolled out a new six-year transportation reauthorization proposal that streamlines and ...

Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs testifies before Congress

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 12, 2011

Mike Rowe, host of the Discovery Channel’s TV program Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe, on May 11  testified before the ...

Federal Transit Administration awards $5 million to the...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 21, 2010

The Federal Transit Administration (FAA) awarded $5 Million to the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) for its project set ...

Good question. Dare to answer?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 19, 2009

If Eisenhower and Reagan, two Republicans, could raise the gas tax to pay for infrastructure improvements, why can't the current ...

Applications for infrastructure funds swamp available...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 29, 2009

Earlier this year the federal Department of Transportation announced it would have, via the stimulus bill, $1.5 billion in discretionary ...

Chamber of Commerce to lobby for gas tax increase

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 17, 2009

After opposing any increases in the gas tax for decades, the National Chamber of Commerce said yesterday its going to ...

Illinois approves first construction spending plan in a...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 14, 2009

Gov. Pat Quinn of Illinois has approved a $31 billion construction spending plan -- the first such spending plan for ...

Highway bill is “dead” for this year

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 09, 2009

At least that's the consensus of the dozen or so transportation associations, coalitions and advocacy groups surveyed by Ken Orski ...

Mileage tax eyed as replacement for gas tax

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 08, 2009

The University of Iowa is field testing a system that will use GPS technology to track how many miles your ...

advertisement
advertisement
advertisement
advertisement