Missouri could get $4.8 billion in transportation projects
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission on Wednesday approved $4.8 billion in transportation projects that could would go into effect if state voters approve a transportation-focused ballot measure at the polls next month, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) announced Wednesday.
Better Roads – 7/9/2014
Senate Dems oppose House road-vote timeline
A pair of influential Senate Democrats is opposing a plan from Republicans in the House to push a fight over transportation and infrastructure funding into the next Congress.
The Hill – 7/9/2014
Spanish construction firm Ferrovial wins North Carolina contract
The Spanish construction firm Ferrovial is to handle a US$655 million contract in North Carolina. The 50 year concession package is for the I-77 highway.
World Highways – 7/7/2014
Lagarde Hints at Global Forecast Cut Even as U.S. Rebounds
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde signaled a cut in the institution's global growth forecasts, saying investment is still weak and that risks remain in the U.S. even as its rebound accelerates.
Bloomberg – 7/6/2014
8 ways generating content before your show will increase engagement
Having been to hundreds of shows, conferences, expos and tradeshows, I'm still baffled by the fact that it's almost impossible to find out what the exhibitors at the show do before it starts.
MultiBriefs – 7/4/2014
Chile-Argentina tunnel project moving ahead
So far 18 companies have been registered as eligible for tenders in the Agua Negra Tunnel project, which will link Argentina with Chile.
World Highways – 7/4/2014
LaHood pushes for 10-cent gas tax hike during St. Louis visit
During a trip to St. Louis, Mo., on Tuesday, former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood pushed for a 10-cent-per-gallon gas tax increase, St. Louis Public Radio reports.
Better Roads – 7/2/2014
Conservative group disputes transportation funding outlook
The conservative Heritage Action foundation is disputing whether there is a transportation funding crisis facing Congress.
The Hill – 7/2/2014
Foxx paints bleak picture come August
At a breakfast sponsored by The Christian Science Monitor, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said road and transit federal reimbursement payments would be reduced the first week of August.
Roads & Bridges – 7/1/2014
4 states announce major project developments
Four states have announced major developments in transportation projects this week.
Better Roads – 6/27/2014