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Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road

Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 02, 2015

Jack Kerouac would weep, were he alive today. The author famous for making road trips a rite of passage would be ...

Sens. Paul and Boxer reach across the aisle, propose corporate tax holiday to boost infrastructure funding

Sens. Paul and Boxer reach across the aisle, propose...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 01, 2015

Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) have proposed a corporate tax holiday to fund U.S. infrastructure projects. The proposal ...

Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve had in 10 years” to get out of highway funding dead end

Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 30, 2015

All the talk about the upcoming highway bill reauthorization—now in an extension until May—had a familiar ring to Ben Brock, ...

Vermont Senator introduces $1 trillion infrastructure spending bill

Vermont Senator introduces $1 trillion infrastructure...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2015

A U.S. senator from Vermont has filed a bill that would designate $1 trillion over the next five years to transportation ...

U.S. Chamber of Congress, AAA and ATA urge Congress to raise gas tax to fund long-term highway bill

U.S. Chamber of Congress, AAA and ATA urge Congress to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 27, 2015

With the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) inching ever so closer to insolvency, organizations are redoubling efforts to ensure Congress is ...

Obama urges Congress to focus on improving infrastructure rather than Keystone XL in State of the Union

Obama urges Congress to focus on improving...

Posted by James Jaillet on Jan 21, 2015

President Barack Obama in his sixth State of the Union address made little mention of issues related directly to construction and transportation, ...

Nancy Pelosi says it’s time to raise the gas tax

Nancy Pelosi says it’s time to raise the gas tax

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 09, 2015

More and more members of Congress are starting to support an increase to the gasoline tax which pays for the ...

Boxer tells GOP to focus on Highway Trust Fund, not Keystone

Boxer tells GOP to focus on Highway Trust Fund, not...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 08, 2015

It's clear that one of Sen. Barbara Boxer's (D-Calif.) top priorities is to fix the Highway Trust Fund before it ...

A drive on a Texas high-speed toll road: Is this how everybody will drive in the future? I hope not.

A drive on a Texas high-speed toll road: Is this how...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 08, 2015

Over the holidays I had the opportunity to travel south on the newest Texas toll road, otherwise known as State ...

T-WORKS has done wonders for Kansas but more transportation funding still needed

T-WORKS has done wonders for Kansas but more...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 07, 2015

Throughout the recent months Kansas has made progress in improving the conditions of its road and bridge conditions, largely through increased ...

Shuster rules out gas tax increase

Shuster rules out gas tax increase

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 30, 2014

The chairman of the House Transportation Committee, Bill Shuster, says passing a long-term transportation funding bill is top priority heading ...

A New Year’s Resolution for Congress

A New Year’s Resolution for Congress

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 30, 2014

Ever get tired of reading about the Highway Trust Fund (HTF)? It seems like every other day a new politician ...

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