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Budget resolution calls for large reduction in transportation funding

Budget resolution calls for large reduction in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 07, 2015

The Senate and House of Representatives passed a joint budget resolution on Tuesday that calls for massive cuts in transportation ...

Ryan: $10 billion stopgap in the works as a “Plan B” for Highway Trust Fund

Ryan: $10 billion stopgap in the works as a “Plan...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 01, 2015

Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) says a $10 billion stopgap measure is being planned to provide temporary transportation project funding for the ...

New stopgap House bill would cut transportation funding by $1 billion

New stopgap House bill would cut transportation funding...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Apr 30, 2015

The House Appropriations Committee introduced a new bill on Tuesday to fund the Transportation Department and provide funding to the ...

Shuster leads Pennsylvania transportation roadshow for infrastructure needs awareness

Shuster leads Pennsylvania transportation roadshow for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 07, 2015

Pennsylvania legislators, members of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee (TIC), and state department of transportation officials are hitting the ...

Associations rally for long-term highway funding bill during World of Asphalt

Associations rally for long-term highway funding bill...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 23, 2015

Leaders from five road and bridge building-related trade associations held a rally for World of Apshalt and AGG1 attendees pushing ...

DOT crews begin process of patching winter’s wrath felt by Mississippi roads

DOT crews begin process of patching winter’s...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 17, 2015

Work is presently underway by Mississippi Department of Transportation to repair potholes in roads damaged by an unusual foe to ...

18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for highway, bridge projects

18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

The latest report from the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) shows that 18 states and the District of Columbia use variable-rate gas ...

North Carolina bill proposes gas tax increase for road construction funding

North Carolina bill proposes gas tax increase for road...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 18, 2015

North Carolina Senate bill S20, passed February 12, would increase the minimum motor fuel excise tax by 67 percent, while raising the ...

Tennessee eyes weight-distance tax to boost road funding

Tennessee eyes weight-distance tax to boost road...

Posted by Todd Dills on Dec 17, 2014

The Chattanooga Time Free Press has reported on a panel session in the Tennessee state legislature that showed lawmakers considering a weight-distance tax ...

Recent toll road poll proves nothing; private financing of public roads is still a bad idea

Recent toll road poll proves nothing; private financing...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 22, 2014

The Reason Foundation and the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates recently traded jabs over a poll that purports to show Americans ...

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to find a long-term highway funding solution sooner rather than later

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 09, 2014

The White House, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and several industry associations are urging Congress to find a highway funding solution ...

Utah transportation panel considers gas tax hike

Utah transportation panel considers gas tax hike

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 22, 2014

The state gas tax in Utah may start rising if a proposed hike is approved. The state’s Transportation Interim Committee on ...

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