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Lawmaker looks to crude oil tax, indexed diesel tax for Highway Trust Fund solution; Plan would remove gas tax

Lawmaker looks to crude oil tax, indexed diesel tax for...

Posted by Staff Report on Jun 17, 2014

As the Highway Trust Fund’s insolvency looms, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) has introduced a highway funding plan that would repeal ...

HTF update: DOT holds firm on August shortfall projection

HTF update: DOT holds firm on August shortfall...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 17, 2014

The Highway Trust Fund (HTF) continues to head for a shortfall at the end of August, the U.S. Department of ...

Survey says 59% of Americans worry road surfaces create unsafe conditions

Survey says 59% of Americans worry road surfaces create...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 13, 2014

The majority of Americans are concerned about unsafe road conditions as a result of poor road surfaces, according to the ...

Opinion: Sinkholes and bridge closures, and how they relate to the highway fund shortage

Opinion: Sinkholes and bridge closures, and how they...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 06, 2014

Two news stories in particular have me thinking of what our nation will look like without a Highway Trust Fund ...

House GOP leaders move forward with USPS savings plan for highway funding; Senate EPW, postal union criticize plan

House GOP leaders move forward with USPS savings plan...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 02, 2014

House Republican leaders are moving forward with a plan to fund the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) with savings from cutting ...

Lawmakers consider U.S. Postal Service as highway funding source

Lawmakers consider U.S. Postal Service as highway...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 29, 2014

As the deadline to find a revenue source for highway projects draws nearer, some lawmakers are looking for creative means ...

North Carolina DOT: Future state funding likely to include tolls

North Carolina DOT: Future state funding likely to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 28, 2014

North Carolina is likely to begin using tolls to help fund state highway maintenance and expansions, according to The Daily ...

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 ...

Connecticut could bond $11.9 million for road repairs

Connecticut could bond $11.9 million for road repairs

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 22, 2014

Connecticut could see more funding for highway repairs in the coming weeks. Gov. Dannel Malloy said this week that the state ...

LaHood touts fuel tax hike at transportation tech summit

LaHood touts fuel tax hike at transportation tech...

Posted by Todd Dills on May 21, 2014

Speaking to attendees of the ALK Transportation Technology Summit in Princeton, N.J., former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood made a case ...

New Hampshire gas tax to rise 4.2 cents in July

New Hampshire gas tax to rise 4.2 cents in July

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 21, 2014

New Hampshire can expect a 4.2-cent gas tax increase this summer, after the state’s governor signed a new bill to ...

Senate EPW approves 6-year highway bill; funding questions linger

Senate EPW approves 6-year highway bill; funding...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 15, 2014

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously approved a six-year surface transportation reauthorization bill Thursday morning. Related: President Obama brings focus ...

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