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With oil prices plummeting, Obama says now is time to raise gas tax

With oil prices plummeting, Obama says now is time to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 09, 2016

Gas prices are continuing to drop to historic lows, and there's really no sign the trend will reverse any time ...

Indiana House passes plan to raise taxes on cigarettes and gas to pay for roads

Indiana House passes plan to raise taxes on cigarettes...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

The Indiana House of Representatives has passed a bill that would raise the tax on gas and cigarettes in order ...

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to fund green infrastructure

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

President Barack Obama is aiming to implement more measures to combat climate change, and this time he's eyeing oil companies to foot the bill. The ...

Texas DOT announces $1.3 billion plan for projects to improve traffic congestion

Texas DOT announces $1.3 billion plan for projects to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 01, 2016

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has released a $1.3 billion plan for accelerated transportation project completion aimed at improving ...

Ohio TRAC approves 7 new projects totaling $58.6 million

Ohio TRAC approves 7 new projects totaling $58.6...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 01, 2016

The Ohio Transportation Review Advisory Council has approved seven construction projects across the state. According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, the ...

Bridge work the focus of Kentucky’s $6 billion proposed highway plan

Bridge work the focus of Kentucky’s $6 billion...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 29, 2016

Kentucky Gov. Matthew Bevin this week released his administration’s 2016 Recommended Highway Plan that details transportation projects and funding for ...

South Carolina proposes $725 million plan to widen Interstate 27

South Carolina proposes $725 million plan to widen...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 29, 2016

The South Carolina Department of Transportation wants to upgrade sections of Interstate 26, but it's not going to be cheap. The ...

FHWA provides $2 million in Emergency Relief funds for Alabama road and bridge repair from December storms

FHWA provides $2 million in Emergency Relief funds for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 27, 2016

The Federal Highway Administration has made $2 million in Emergency Relief funds available to the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) ...

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased highway funding

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 20, 2016

During Sunday's Democratic presidential debate in Charleston, South Carolina, Sunday night, all three candidates vowed that transportation funding would be one of ...

Caltrans seeks 5,000 volunteers for road-usage fee study

Caltrans seeks 5,000 volunteers for road-usage fee...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 19, 2016

The California Department of Transportation is looking for 5,000 volunteers for the Road Charge Pilot Program that would look at ...

Georgia announces multi-year transportation project plan worth more than $12 billion

Georgia announces multi-year transportation project...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 15, 2016

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), members of the general assembly and Governor Nathan Deal this week announced a long-term ...

Iowa DOT seeks $9.7 million to avoid losing even more staff members

Iowa DOT seeks $9.7 million to avoid losing even more...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 15, 2016

The Iowa Department of Transportation has lost 500 employees since 2011, and the department is asking for $9.7 million to ...

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