July 30, 2013 - Industry News
Stuck in traffic? Have a cell phone? Here’s your chance to turn your wasted breath into a digital complaint that could actually get something done.
Building America’s Future, a bipartisan coalition dedicated to reinvestment in infrastructure, today introduced a new mobile phone app that gives motorists a direct link to their elected representatives.
Tags: Congress, Information Technology, Traffic Congestion, Highway Trust Fund, White House, Building America's Future
July 23, 2013 - Industry News
At a hearing on the Highway Trust Fund Tuesday it was clear that the key House transportation committee has some distance to go before it can achieve consensus on how the fund could be made whole, or even if it should be preserved.
Tags: Highway Funding, Highway Trust Fund, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, infrastructure, Highways, Infrastructure Funding
July 18, 2013 - Industry News
The House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, chaired by U.S. Rep. Tom Petri (R-WI), will hold a hearing next Tuesday regarding the current financial status of the Highway Trust Fund and its impact on federal surface transportation programs.
Tags: Highway Funding, Highway Trust Fund, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Infrastructure Funding
June 27, 2013 - Industry News
There’s no shortage of ideas for ways to improve the national freight network. A House panel researching the issue yesterday got a list, long, broad and mostly familiar, of what transportation providers would like to see in a federal freight policy.
Tags: Fuel Tax, Highway Trust Fund, Highways, National Freight Network, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Truck Sizes, Transportation funding
April 25, 2013 - Industry News
A couple of themes emerged from the first hearing of a new House panel on freight transportation.
One: The United States needs to reinvest in freight infrastructure across all modes, and for highways that means raising money by raising fuel taxes.
Tags: ATA, Congress, Fuel Tax, Highway Trust Fund, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Highway Infrastructure
April 10, 2013 - Industry News
There is a general recognition on Capitol Hill that Congress is going to have to come up with dedicated money, as opposed to financing or general funds, for the next highway program in October 2014.
Tags: Highway Funding, Highway Trust Fund, MAP-21, Taxes, Diesel Prices, Infrastructure Funding
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