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When the Wheels' Ain't Rollin' in DC (With Apologies to Merle Haggard)

Senior Contributing Editor Evan Lockridge must have been watching way too much TV Monday as we approached a government shutdown, because he decided the impasse needed its own song -- sung to the music of the 1975 hit "Movin' On," because Congress is certainly NOT movin' on. Read more, if you dare, in the "All That's Trucking" blog.

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A Good Place to Start for Alternative Fuel & Fuel Efficiency Funding

Whether you're looking for funding for alternative fueled vehicles, idle reduction or other fuel efficiency and emissions improvers, one blog post out there offers an impressive list of incentive programs.

Toll hikes and the law of unintended consequences

As public officials look to public-private partnerships and toll roads as one way to address the issue of infrastructure funding, one question that comes up is whether fewer trucks will use the toll roads, thus leading to lower toll revenues than anticipate

States looking at highway funding

Increasing fuel taxes may be a near-taboo topic on Capitol Hill, but as state legislators and governors look to 2013 budgets and highway funding, a number are considering raising state fuel taxes to pay for needed infrastructure work

What will the election mean for infrastructure?

So what does Tuesday's election mean for trucking -- specifically, the need to get to work very soon on the next highway bill

In Search of Cross-Border Safety Data

Listen to opponents of cross-border trucking and you might envision hordes of unsafe, broken-down Mexican rigs swarming across the border. That hardly seems to be the case, given a recent report from the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Transportation

Transportation news from the GOP in Tampa

"That's what we're looking for now - transportation.

Infrastructure and the presidential race

We finally got a highway bill, but since it only runs two years, it's something either Barack Obama or Mitt Romney is going to have to deal with during the next presidential administration

Barges and trains don't deliver to Walmart (or the Euro equivalent)

Sounds like U.S. officials aren't the only ones who think the answer to problems such as greenhouse gas pollution and congestion is to shift freight off of trucks

Thinking big on infrastructure

Kudos to U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins for daring to think big when it comes to infrastructure