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War of Words Erupts Over Trump's Call to Allow Interstate Tolls
War of Words Erupts Over Trump's Call to Allow Interstate Tolls

May 23, 2017
A 39-word statement in a just-released six-page “fact sheet” on President Trump’s “infrastructure initiative” within his overall budget proposal has brought...

Chiefs of FedEx Freight, Werner Urge Congress to Up Highway Funding
Chiefs of FedEx Freight, Werner Urge Congress to Up Highway Funding

April 5, 2017
FedEx Freight President and CEO Mike Ducker and Werner Enterprises President and CEO Derek Leathers both testified before a Senate panel on April 4 that the...

Infrastructure Group Slams Trump on Erasing TIGER Grants
Infrastructure Group Slams Trump on Erasing TIGER Grants

March 17, 2017
An infrastructure advocacy group questions the wisdom of eliminating federal TIGER grants for funding freight-related road projects.

Civil Engineers Issue Harsh Report on State of Infrastructure
Civil Engineers Issue Harsh Report on State of Infrastructure

March 9, 2017
The American Society of Civil Engineers has once again assigned a barely passing grade of “D+” to the nation’s overall infrastructure and an even more...

Intelligent Transpo Roadmap Stresses Long-Term Thinking on Funding
Intelligent Transpo Roadmap Stresses Long-Term Thinking on Funding

February 8, 2017
Among the numerous recommendations laid out in a public-policy roadmap issued on Feb. 8 by the Intelligent Transportation Society of America, is a call to a...

Sen. Fischer Floats Quick-Fix Highway Funding Proposal
Sen. Fischer Floats Quick-Fix Highway Funding Proposal

February 2, 2017
The first highway bill has emerged in the 115th Congress— a two-pronged measure introduced on Feb. 1 by Nebraska's Sen. Deb Fischer.

ATA Taps 10 Carrier Execs for Highway-Funding Task Force
ATA Taps 10 Carrier Execs for Highway-Funding Task Force

December 12, 2016
The American Trucking Associations has formed a panel consisting of 10 top executives of major motor carriers and the president of a state motor carrier...

Report: Fund Freight Infrastructure Beyond Highway Trust Fund
Report: Fund Freight Infrastructure Beyond Highway Trust Fund

December 6, 2016
A new research report strongly advocates for greater funding of transportation infrastructure investments what is now covered by Highway Trust Fund...

New Jersey to Hike Diesel Fuel Tax by 27 Cents
New Jersey to Hike Diesel Fuel Tax by 27 Cents

October 11, 2016
New Jersey lawmakers have approved a bipartisan deal that not only raises fuel taxes in the Garden State for the first time in three decades, it...

DOT Awards Nearly $800 Million for Transportation Infrastructure Projects
DOT Awards Nearly $800 Million for Transportation Infrastructure Projects

September 7, 2016
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced on Sept. 7 that almost $800 million in inaugural FASTLANE federal grants has been awarded to 18...

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