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Lessons of Water Win Could Pave Way for Highway Victory

Leadership, willingness to negotiate, and dealing in hard facts helped steer a major water infrastructure bill through Congress. Photo: U.S. Department of Transportation

December 12, 2016

When trucking advocates push for an extensive highway bill on Capitol Hill next year, they will at least have a proven roadmap to consult.

Tags: Highway Funding, AASHTO, Infrastructure Funding, Donald Trump

Author: David Cullen | Posted @ Monday, December 12, 2016 2:29 PM | » Comments(0)

Whose Infrastructure— Ours or Theirs?

The Trump infrastructure plan calls for spending $1 trillion-- but how much on what remains to be explained. Photo: U.S. Department of Transportaion

November 18, 2016

Listen carefully when you hear a politician or a lobbyist speak of “infrastructure.” To really mean anything, that big ugly word has got to be qualified.

Tags: Highway Funding, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump

Author: David Cullen | Posted @ Friday, November 18, 2016 12:47 PM | » Comments(0)

Hope for Highways Inside the Beltway

Photo: Evan Lockridge

November 7, 2016

Executive Editor David Cullen shares his thoughts on a new survey on what issues are most likely to make it through Congress next year, no matter who wins the White House, in his Passing Zone blog.

Tags: U.S. Senate, U.S. House, Highway Funding, Election Day

Author: David Cullen | Posted @ Monday, November 7, 2016 2:33 PM | » Comments(0)

For Whom the Bridge Is Tolled…

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January 5, 2016

The question, agree those on both side of the truck-tolling divide, is how to pay for the extensive repairs and improvements needed to keep Rhode Island competitive with its New England neighbors.

Tags: Tolls, Rhode Island, Highway Funding, Bridges

Author: David Cullen | Posted @ Tuesday, January 5, 2016 7:40 PM | » Comments(0)

Highway Bill and The Sausage Factory

It's not a family-friendly flick or a Wes Craven slasher coming to a theater near you...

&#39;Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.&#39; Image: National Hot Dog &amp;amp; Sausage Council<br />

August 2, 2015

It's not a family-friendly flick or a Wes Craven slasher coming to a theater near you...

Tags: Highway Funding, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, Highway Bill

Author: David Cullen | Posted @ Sunday, August 2, 2015 9:15 PM | » Comments(0)



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