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New Hampshire increases fuel taxes to fund road projects

New Hampshire increases fuel taxes to fund road...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 29, 2014

The New Hampshire House last week passed a bill that would increase the state’s fuel taxes on gas and diesel ...

Obama prepares to send $302 billion highway bill to Congress, but will it be enough?

Obama prepares to send $302 billion highway bill to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 24, 2014

President Barack Obama is preparing to present his proposed $302 billion, four-year transportation reauthorization bill to Congress. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx ...

Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call Congress, demand long-term highway bill in road tour stop (VIDEO)

Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call...

Posted by James Jaillet on Apr 18, 2014

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx says a short-term solution won’t do this go-around for transportation funding, and he’s on the ...

DOT now predicts Highway Trust Fund will run out of money by end of August

DOT now predicts Highway Trust Fund will run out of...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 16, 2014

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

Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 10, 2014

If given the choice, more Americans would be willing to designate taxes to infrastructure than to national defense or health ...

New bill would nearly double the federal gas tax to better fund transportation

New bill would nearly double the federal gas tax to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2013

While one duo of Congressmen contends that the gasoline tax should reduced by 80 percent and federal transportation funding eliminated ...

Lawmakers, experts discuss solutions, stress urgent need for stable, increased highway funding

Lawmakers, experts discuss solutions, stress urgent...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 22, 2013

Over half of the highway miles traveled in the United States are on roads in less than good condition, said ...

Bill calls for the elimination of federal transportation funding

Bill calls for the elimination of federal...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2013

While most are trying to figure out a way to free up more federal funding for transportation, two Congressmen have ...

IBTTA report busts 5 myths about highway tolling’s ability to fund infrastructure

IBTTA report busts 5 myths about highway...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 04, 2013

A new report from the  International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA), argues that tolling is a viable solution to America’s transportation funding dilemma. ...

Better infrastructure, fully-funded transportation would cost Americans less than a coffee per month

Better infrastructure, fully-funded transportation...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 01, 2013

Last week we showed you a couple of charts that show in a fairly straightforward way, that Americans, when compared ...

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel tax increase to maintain roads

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel...

Posted by Staff Report on Aug 01, 2013

Ever wonder why some research studies show substantial public support for increased fuel taxes and other studies show the opposite? It ...

Newly-appointed DOT chief Foxx outlines goals in blog post

Newly-appointed DOT chief Foxx outlines goals in blog...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 05, 2013

The newest member of the Cabinet and the 17th person to take on the duties of leading the U.S. Department ...

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