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Only Fuel Tax Hike Can Deliver on Infrastructure Promise, ATRI Says
Only Fuel Tax Hike Can Deliver on Infrastructure Promise, ATRI Says

November 8, 2017
It will take nothing less than an increase in the federal tax on motor fuels if President Trump’s vision for a trillion-dollar investment in the nation’s...

'Welcome to Washington...'
'Welcome to Washington...'

May 25, 2017
Are we on a highway to nowhere? In his Passing Zone blog, Executive Editor David Cullen delves into what President Trump's budget proposal has to say about...

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.

Lessons of Water Win Could Pave Way for Highway Victory
Lessons of Water Win Could Pave Way for Highway Victory

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.

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...

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