Vermont transportation budget bill includes new gas tax
On Monday, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed the state's transportation budget bill, which includes a new gas tax, Burlington Free Press reported.
Better Roads – 5/1/2013
Senate committee on transportation to move quickly on Foxx nomination, Rockefeller says
Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) said Monday that his panel would move quickly to hold a confirmation hearing on President Obama's nomination of Anthony Foxx as the next Secretary of Transportation, The Hill reported.
Better Roads – 4/30/2013
Ill. Gov. Unveils $12.62B Construction Program
Gov. Pat Quinn was joined by Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider on April 17 to unveil a six-year, $12.62 billion construction program that will improve roads and bridges throughout Illinois while making major investments in public transportation.
Construction Equipment Guide – 4/26/2013
The data game: Surfacing the dark leads
If you look at the world of lead-capture in the live-event space, very little has changed since the 1990s. Leads are primarily captured through physical interaction between humans - typically either the exchange of paper business cards or the scanning of a badge by a hardware-based scanner.
IAEE Industry News – 4/26/2013
AASHTO President Testifies On Status of MAP-21 Implementation
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials President Mike Lewis, director of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, testified before the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, urging Congress to allow implementation of the "transformative policy and program reforms" included in the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) to take place before contemplating major changes.
Forconstructionpros – 4/25/2013
How to Manage the Social Media Overload
I started to write this column about Twitter and the media and then started thinking, wait - aren't people more interested right now in the 99 new Twitter tools and apps? And then my mind went to the fact that in a conversation this week, a client came to me stressed over all the LinkedIn changes, so I was going to write about that. So, what do I have for you? Something I think we all can relate to at this point.
ClickZ – 4/10/2013
Ritchie Bros. Introduces EquipmentOne
Ritchie Bros. launched EquipmentOne, its online marketplace for the private sale of equipment and materials where buyers and sellers can negotiate, complete and settle their transactions all in one safe and transparent environment.
Construction Equipment – 4/8/2013
Mongolian government to invest US$407.87mn in roads in 2013
The Mongolian government has pledged to invest US$407.87 million (MNT 570bn) in road projects in 2013. In May, work will begin on a $3.5 billion 1,000km long high speed road between Altanbulag-Ulaanbaatar-Zamyn-Uud. Due for completion in October 2015, the road will be built on a concession basis. The executor company will own the road from 2015 to 2040, when it will come under state ownership.
World Highways – 4/8/2013
Highway and bridge rebuilds part of Obama's US$4bn plans for infrastructure works
In his new budget on Wednesday 10 April, 2013, US president Barack Obama is due to reveal details of a proposed US$4 billion loans and grants investment in America's roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
World Highways – 4/8/2013
Constrction Jobs Rise for Tenth Month in a Row to Three-Year High as Firms Add 18,000 Employees in March and Unemployment Falls to 14.7 Percent
Employment Climbs in Most Categories but Infrastructure Hiring Lags While Energy Segment May Face Worker Shortage Unless Highway, Water Spending Increase and Immigration Reform Includes Construction
AED – 4/7/2013