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Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill; industry groups voice support

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill;...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 02, 2015

As part of his new, $3.99 trillion budget released Monday, President Barack Obama has proposed $478 billion to fund the country’s ...

Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road

Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 02, 2015

Jack Kerouac would weep, were he alive today. The author famous for making road trips a rite of passage would be ...

Sens. Paul and Boxer reach across the aisle, propose corporate tax holiday to boost infrastructure funding

Sens. Paul and Boxer reach across the aisle, propose...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 01, 2015

Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) have proposed a corporate tax holiday to fund U.S. infrastructure projects. The proposal ...

Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve had in 10 years” to get out of highway funding dead end

Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 30, 2015

All the talk about the upcoming highway bill reauthorization—now in an extension until May—had a familiar ring to Ben Brock, ...

ACPA forms traffic task force, plans pavement design software initiative

ACPA forms traffic task force, plans pavement design...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 29, 2015

The American Concrete Pavement Association has announced two new initiatives for 2015: The formation of a task force for maintenance ...

Report shows sharp decline in commuting across America

Report shows sharp decline in commuting across America

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 28, 2015

America has always been a nation on the move - especially during the daily commute to work, which comprises approximately 28 percent of ...

Vermont Senator introduces $1 trillion infrastructure spending bill

Vermont Senator introduces $1 trillion infrastructure...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2015

A U.S. senator from Vermont has filed a bill that would designate $1 trillion over the next five years to transportation ...

U.S. Chamber of Congress, AAA and ATA urge Congress to raise gas tax to fund long-term highway bill

U.S. Chamber of Congress, AAA and ATA urge Congress to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 27, 2015

With the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) inching ever so closer to insolvency, organizations are redoubling efforts to ensure Congress is ...

Corporate tax code reforms have early bi-partisan support as method for funding long-term highway bill this year

Corporate tax code reforms have early bi-partisan...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2015

After President Barack Obama made a brief mention of infrastructure funding in his State of the Union address last week, ...

Fingers crossed: Senate highway bill could be unveiled soon

Fingers crossed: Senate highway bill could be unveiled...

Posted by James Jaillet on Jan 23, 2015

Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) may soon unveil a highway funding bill that would direct money to ...

Worker’s death in Ohio bridge collapse places urgency upon New Jersey bridge inspections

Worker’s death in Ohio bridge collapse places...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 23, 2015

Aging infrastructure issues are well-known topics across the political landscape, as President Obama alluded to in his recent State of the ...

Los Angeles at a tipping point: get serious about public transportation or sink into Third World status

Los Angeles at a tipping point: get serious about...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 23, 2015

Last week I got the opportunity to visit Southern California and see how the country's most famous freeways were holding ...

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