Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., introduced a bill that would raise federal fuel taxes and index them to the cost of living to pay for more investment in roads and bridges. The bill would repeal the taxes by 2025 in anticipation of replacing them with a vehicle-mile tax.
January 9, 2014
The highway law that took so much effort over the past five years is just six months old, but now it's time to start again. As the U.S. Department of Transportation still unpacks the two-year, $105 billion measure passed last summer, Congress and transportation interests are gathering to return, once more, unto the breach.
February 11, 2013
The advisory committee that is preparing recommendations on the CSA enforcement program for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has a dense thicket to chop through
January 6, 2013
The federal law that sets long-term surface transportation policy will expire next October.
October 1, 2008
Searching for a middle ground in the highway debate
May 1, 2008
EPA has $50 million to support clean air retrofits
May 1, 2008
Congress asked for the report in preparation for the 2009 reauthorization of the law that controls how we govern and pay for the system.
March 1, 2008
Infrastructure, emissions incentives, hours of service, NAFTA and Mexico are the hot issues for 2008.
October 1, 2007