An election year tax increase proposal announced. In 1956 the federal Highway Trust Fund was established in a bid to fund the country's interstate highway system and certain other roads. Since then, a mass transit fund was added and the federal ... Auto Trends Magazine, 1 month ago
Bipartisan Senate Duo Proposes Federal Gas Tax Increase; Rhode Island Budget Addresses Transportation Funding - Council of State Governments, 1 month ago
GOP plans to pay for 1 year of highway funds with 10 years of postal service cuts - Miami Herald, 1 month ago
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WASHINGTON — For months, Congress has been trying to avoid the legislative equivalent of a slow-motion car wreck. The federal Highway Trust Fund, which helps pay for transit projects nationwide, is expected to run out of money in August — a ...Denver Post, 3 days ago
With the Highway Trust Fund scheduled to run out in less than two months, tempers flared over inaction on the issue. President Obama, giving a speech in Virginia, threatened to act independently, while literally every association with skin in the ...Rock Products, 1 week ago Lawmakers, Administration move on highway funding reauthorization Concrete Products, 1 month ago
The Highway 43 Winona Bridge, as seen in this July 2009 file photo, is scheduled to be rehabbed and reconstructed as part of a $162 million project that starts this week. The project also includes a new bridge north of the existing bridge. (File ...Finance & Commerce, 3 days ago
New Projects, Deal Structures Mark Busy Year for Public-Private Partnerships but Federal Uncertainty Clouds Future for States
As states continue to experience infrastructure deficits and uncertainty about how those needs will be met going forward, public-private partnerships (P3s) have become an important tool in the toolbox for some when it comes to project finance and ...Council of State Governments, 6 days ago
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The American Road & Transportation Builders Association issued the following letter today from transportation, construction, manufacturing and other organizations urging Congressional action to prevent insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund : To ...Concrete Concepts, 1 week ago
Years from now—maybe in a decade, maybe sooner—if all goes according to plan, the most complex machine ever built will be switched on in an Alpine forest in the South of France. The machine, called the International Thermonuclear Experimental ...New Yorker, 1 month ago
Multiple lawsuits against Caterpillar for chronic failures of its 2007-2010 ACERT diesels go beyond heavy trucks, and include school buses and motor coaches as well as at least one marine engine, according to news reports, while a wide variety of ...Trucking Info, 3 days ago
----- Advertising ----- President Obama has launched a program that aims to find ways to tap more private-sector dollars to help finance a wide range of U.S. infrastructure projects, but the plan doesn't include any new federal spending. The ...Engineering News-Record, 6 days ago
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