July 16, 2014
Tuesday, President Obama took a quick trip across the Potomac to visit the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, a facility in McLean, Virginia, that focuses on highway technologies that help make driving safer and smarter.
Tags: Infrastructure, Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications, Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communications, Highway Funding, Self-Driving Vehicles, President Obama
Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)
March 17, 2014
As the federal government struggles to figure out how to fund the nation's infrastructure, states are increasingly taking matters into their own hands. One group in Iowa is pushing state legislators to act.
Tags: Taxes, Iowa, Highway Funding, Infrastructure Funding, Bridges
Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)
April 3, 2013
In the debate over how to increase highway funding, the call is often made to raise fuel taxes or develop other funding mechanisms to fix our crumbling highways and bridges, a problem brought tragically to the forefront by the collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis in August 2007 that killed 13 people. Now, clouding the debate in Washington is the claim that our infrastructure really isn't crumbling after all.
Tags: Infrastructure, Highway Funding, Congestion, Highways
Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, April 3, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(2)
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