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Ray LaHood: 'We need a big pot of money' to fix America's roads and bridges
Continuing his "America is one big pothole" theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at a Caterpillar press event Wednesday night to lambast the present direction of U.S. transportation policy.
Better Roads – 10/31/2014

VP Biden urges for increase in infrastructure spending
Vice President Biden wants to see an increase in infrastructure spending, saying it would spur growth and create jobs.
Better Roads – 10/30/2014

BOMAG Makes Additional Investment in Its New Facility
BOMAG Americas Inc. announces plans for product manufacturing transitions to its new North American headquarters in Ridgeway, SC.
forconstructionpros.com – 10/30/2014

Cummins reports strong third quarter financial results
Cummins Inc. has reported its results for the third quarter of 2014.
OEM Off-Highway – 10/28/2014

Morocco's new national road plan
Morocco's Ministry for Infrastructure and Transport is developing a new national road plan.
World Highways – 10/23/2014

New congestion busting plan for Philippines
A new transport plan is being drawn up in the Philippines in a bid to deal with the country's frequent traffic delays.
World Highways – 10/22/2014

Gov. Quinn backs Illinois Jobs Now! project with road funding
News out of Springfield announced that Ill. Governor Pat Quinn (D) has authorized a $2.2 million resurfacing project in Will County that will see the resurfacing of 2nd Street to U.S. 45 in Manhattan and Wilton Townships. Gallagher Asphalt Corp. of Thornton, Ill. won the job.
Roads & Bridges – 10/21/2014

US Transpo. Secretary sees lame duck session as opportunity
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently commented to American University Radio (WAMU 88.5) that the imminent lame duck session of the U.S. Congress is an ample opportunity for a dynamic funding bill to be passed, effectively precluding the Highway Trust Fund from insolvency.
Roads & Bridges – 10/17/2014

Gov. Scott Walker considers replacing Wisconsin's gas tax
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is considering replacing the state's gasoline tax with a sales tax on gas and alternative vehicle fuel sources to stabilize long-term transportation funding.
Better Roads – 10/16/2014

California to test feasibility of mileage tax
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation into law that will allow the state to implement a pilot program to test whether charging a road usage fee - or mileage-based tax - could effectively replace fuel taxes as the primary means to fund highways and road projects.
Better Roads – 10/15/2014