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At 237.8 billion miles in January, American driving habits underscore the need for long-term transportation funding

At 237.8 billion miles in January, American driving...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Americans drove an estimated 237.3 billion miles in January, nearly 5 percent more than the same month last year, according ...

DOT chief Foxx sends revised transportation bill to Congress

DOT chief Foxx sends revised transportation bill to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx submitted a revised Grow America Act to Congress March 30. It suggests a 45-percent increase in ...

USDOT awards $194 million infrastructure loan for part of Orlando’s Wekiva Parkway

USDOT awards $194 million infrastructure loan for part...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 30, 2015

A project that will help complete a beltway around metro Orlando’s northwest side is getting $194 million loan through the Transportation ...

Texas awards first batch of Prop 1 contracts totaling more than $52 million

Texas awards first batch of Prop 1 contracts totaling...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 30, 2015

The Texas Transportation Commission awarded contracts for nine projects in seven Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) districts, representing more than ...

Illinois House “fund sweep” bill to pull from road, construction funds to balance state budget

Illinois House “fund sweep” bill to pull from road,...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 27, 2015

In a 69-48 vote, the Illinois House passed HB 318, a measure that would draw money from several designated programs, ...

Massachusetts House passes act financing municipal road and bridge improvements

Massachusetts House passes act financing municipal road...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 27, 2015

The Massachusetts House passed H. 3187, a provision backed by Governor Charlie Baker, that provides for $200 million for financing ...

Multiple states delaying or canceling transportation projects over highway funding uncertainty

Multiple states delaying or canceling transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 26, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association reports that four states have canceled or delayed transportation improvement projects due to ...

Transportation funding solution still elusive during infrastructure forum

Transportation funding solution still elusive during...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 26, 2015

The need for updating and maintaining U.S. infrastructure work is a clear, agreed-upon issue, but the means of providing funds ...

TRB to hold webinar on “creative ways” to fund transportation

TRB to hold webinar on “creative ways” to fund...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 26, 2015

The Transportation Research Board is planning a webinar April 15 to discuss potential new means for funding transportation infrastructure projects, such ...

Senate rejects amendment seeking to fund infrastructure by closing corporate tax loophole

Senate rejects amendment seeking to fund infrastructure...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 25, 2015

A $478 billion transportation funding amendment to the 2016 budget put forth by Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was struck ...

Pledging push for more funding, mayors group calls transportation key to fighting inequality

Pledging push for more funding, mayors group calls...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 25, 2015

Members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Cities of Opportunity Task Force, have pledged to work together in urging Congress ...

DRIVE Act aims to support Highway Trust Fund by limiting spending to roads and bridges

DRIVE Act aims to support Highway Trust Fund by...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 24, 2015

Five Republican congressmen have proposed a legislative effort to support the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) without increasing gas taxes primarily ...

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