Search Close Menu

Search Results

Best Match Date Posted
Close
Expand All
Results: 132
Could VMT Tax Help Fund the $3 Trillion Infrastructure Plan?
U.S. Roads Get a ‘D’ on Engineers’ Report Card
Buttigieg: Fuel Tax Not a Long-Term Funding Solution

Buttigieg: Fuel Tax Not a Long-Term Funding Solution

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg spoke about the Federal Highway Trust Fund and climate change during his keynote address at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Washington Briefing.

February 26, 2021

Connecticut Governor Proposes Trucking Mileage Tax
Buttigieg Confirmed as Transportation Secretary
Highway Funding and the New Political Calculus on Capitol Hill

Highway Funding and the New Political Calculus on Capitol Hill

The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president, coupled with the Senate majority returning to Democratic control upon the swearing in of Vice President Kamala Harris, not only notched many historic “firsts,” but also instantly rewrote the calculus of policymaking and power-brokering on Capitol Hill.

January 27, 2021

Infrastructure Focus of Buttigieg Confirmation Hearing
Pete Buttigieg to Get DOT Secretary Nomination

Pete Buttigieg to Get DOT Secretary Nomination

President-Elect Joe Biden is planning to nominate former presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg to head the transportation department, according to published reports.

December 15, 2020

Continuing Resolution Extends FAST Act, Adds to Highway Trust Fund
How Will Election Affect the Quagmire in Washington?

How Will Election Affect the Quagmire in Washington?

The results of the November election could have profound effects on three important issues for the heavy-vehicle industry: Trade, transportation/infrastructure, and energy and the environment.

September 15, 2020

Survey: 50% Support Mileage Fees, 75% Support Gas Tax Increase

Survey: 50% Support Mileage Fees, 75% Support Gas Tax Increase

According to the Mineta Transportation Institute’s recently released annual national transportation tax survey, half of respondents supported a “business road-use fee” that would be assessed on the miles that commercial vehicles drive on the job.

July 9, 2020

Infrastructure Funding: Attention Now on the Senate

Infrastructure Funding: Attention Now on the Senate

After the House of Representatives passed its $1.5 trillion infrastructure package last week, attention now turns to the Senate, which last year passed its own version of surface transportation reauthorization.

July 6, 2020

Massive 'Green' Highway Bill Heads to House Floor
House Bill Would Spend $319 Billion on Highways, Postpone New HOS Rules

House Bill Would Spend $319 Billion on Highways, Postpone New HOS Rules

A $500 billion, five-year infrastructure bill introduced by the House of Representatives would not only fund highways and advance clean transportation efforts, but also would delay implementation of the new hours-of-service rule, require a rulemaking on driver detention, push revision of how motor carrier safety is measured under the CSA program.

June 3, 2020

ATA, OOIDA Make Their Cases for Trucking in Senate Hearing