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Illinois Tollway awards $3.8 million in construction contracts in April
The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors approved construction contracts valued at $3.8 million at its April meeting, bringing the yearly ...
Los Angeles at a tipping point: get serious about public transportation or sink into Third World status
Last week I got the opportunity to visit Southern California and see how the country's most famous freeways were holding ...
Obama urges Congress to focus on improving infrastructure rather than Keystone XL in State of the Union
President Barack Obama in his sixth State of the Union address made little mention of issues related directly to construction and transportation, ...
More reasons not to build toll roads
As a follow up to my earlier post on the Texas SH 130 toll road, I wanted to elaborate on ...
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Recent toll road poll proves nothing; private financing of public roads is still a bad idea
The Reason Foundation and the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates recently traded jabs over a poll that purports to show Americans ...
House passes $10.8 billion quick fix as highway construction funding nears insolvency
The House on Tuesday passed a nearly $11 billion quick fix that would stave off the looming insolvency of the ...
Senate committee approves 6-year highway bill but funding questions remain
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously approved a six-year surface transportation reauthorization bill Thursday morning. Top committee members Sens. Barbara Boxer ...
DOT now predicts Highway Trust Fund will run out of money by end of August
In its latest update of the Highway Trust Fund Ticker, the U.S. Department of Transportation predicts the HTF to run out ...
Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund infrastructure over national defense or health care
If given the choice, more Americans would be willing to designate taxes to infrastructure than to national defense or health ...
Recent talks suggest Congress has put transportation funding on the back burner
After attending last week's Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) fly-in visit with Congress, John Latta, the editor of our sister site ...
A pros-and-cons overview of available options for funding transportation infrastructure
The partial collapse of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River near Seattle has put a big and bright ...
Congress discusses expanded oil and gas drilling as source of transportation funding
With talks in Congress over how to raise transportation funding at a standstill, some lawmakers have voiced their opinion that ...
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Three views on the past, present and rapidly evolving future of ...
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