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Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse of road building’s future without a gas tax increase

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 12, 2014

Last week I wrote about how states that engage in public-private partnerships (P3s) and other types of debt and bond ...

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring short-term gain, long-term disaster for the road building industry

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 01, 2014

For the last half-century gas and diesel taxes collected at the pump have been the primary source of funding for ...

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 ...

$600 million O.C. bridges program kicks off

$600 million O.C. bridges program kicks off

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 19, 2011

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) on Oct. 19 kicked off a nearly $600 million program that will separate street ...

LaHood: $1 million in quick-release emergency relief...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 13, 2011

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is making $1 million in quick release emergency funds immediately available to the New ...

ARTBA study: Fly ash ban for bridge, road construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 12, 2011

The cost to build roads, runways and bridges would increase by an estimated $104.6 billion throughout the next 20 ...

TRIP: Rural roads can’t support economic growth,...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 01, 2011

America’s rural heartland is home to nearly 50 million people and its natural resources provide the primary source of the ...

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