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Maryland Gov. proposes fuel tax changes to fund transportation projects

Maryland Gov. proposes fuel tax changes to fund...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2013

Maryland is the latest state looking to use the fuel tax as a way to fund transportation infrastructure projects. Recently, Gov. ...

Sequester to cut $4 billion from federal construction programs

Sequester to cut $4 billion from federal construction...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 05, 2013

Sequestration, the automatic federal spending cuts that took effect on March 1, will cut more than $4 billion from federal ...

Senate bill would create incentives for private transportation investment

Senate bill would create incentives for private...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 05, 2013

As the federal government continues to search for ways to grapple with the country's slowly crumbling infrastructure, two Senators have ...

Transportation Sec. LaHood: “Sequester is dumb”

Transportation Sec. LaHood: “Sequester is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 01, 2013

Our sister publication Overdrive reports that during an address to members of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials ...

NYC tunnel expansion the largest transportation project in U.S.

NYC tunnel expansion the largest transportation project...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2013

New York City is undergoing the biggest addition to its transportation system since Penn Station opened in 1910, Time reported. ...

Scientists develop first self-healing protective coating for concrete

Scientists develop first self-healing protective...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2013

Just last week we heard about a formula of asphalt that, when heated by induction, can actually repair itself. And ...

Obama gives more details on proposed infrastructure investments

Obama gives more details on proposed infrastructure...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 21, 2013

The New York Times has obtained a summary of President Barack Obama's plan to repair the failing infrastructure in the ...

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far in current fiscal year

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 15, 2013

Federal funds obligated by federal, state and local departments of transportation (DOTs) have increased $7 billion during the current fiscal ...

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 ...

States begin new projects rather than repairing, maintaining existing infrastructure

States begin new projects rather than repairing,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2013

The main reason the U.S. can't afford to maintain its existing roads and bridges? States keep building new ones, reports ...

Controversial mileage-based tax has potential to generate meaningful transportation revenue

Controversial mileage-based tax has potential to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 01, 2013

Despite its potential to increase revenues, the establishment of a vehicle miles traveled (VMT) tax is not likely to happen ...

Transportation Secretary LaHood changes mind, plans to step down

Transportation Secretary LaHood changes mind, plans to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 29, 2013

After telling Bloomberg one week ago that he planned to continue as Transportation Secretary for President Barack Obama's second term, ...

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