The Export-Import Bank is NOT a subsidy
Opponents of reauthorizing the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank of the United States have been vocal in claiming that the bank distorts international trade and is a subsidy for U.S. businesses. The reality is the opposite.
CNBC – 8/7/2014
Biden rips Congress for short-term highway bill
Vice President Joe Biden ripped Congress for passing only a short-term transportation funding extension that until next spring on Wednesday.
The Hill – 8/6/2014
LaHood urges lawmakers to step up on transportation funding
There's no free lunch when it comes to transportation funding. That was former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's message Tuesday to a committee of state business and legislative leaders resuming the search for a transportation funding solution in Georgia.
Atlanta Business Chronicle – 8/5/2014
IDOT revises highway improvement program
Earlier in the year the Illinois Department of Transportation's Fiscal Year 2015 Highway Improvement Program was going to provide $1.839 billion of its $8.609 billion for highways in the FY 2015-2020 Proposed Multi-Modal Transportation Improvement Program. That has since changed.
Better Roads – 8/5/2014
Senate approves Mendez, Rogoff nominations for USDOT posts
The U.S. Senate late last week confirmed the nominations of Victor Mendez as deputy secretary of transportation and Peter Rogoff as under secretary of transportation for policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).
Progressive Railroading – 7/28/2014
Planned highway upgrade for Mexico's Sonoro State
Plans are in hand to upgrade a major highway in Mexico's Sonoro state. A budget of US$1.6 billion has been set in place for the necessary work.
World Highways – 7/28/2014
Senate leaves highways unfunded for another week
The Senate adjourned for the week on Thursday without taking up a bill to prevent a bankruptcy in federal transportation funding.
The Hill – 7/25/2014
TRIP: Rough roads cost Texas drivers
Roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lacking desirable safety features cost Texas motorists a total of $25.1 billion statewide annually-more than $1,700 per driver in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington area-due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays.
Roads & Bridges – 7/25/2014
7 critical trade show mistakes you're making and don't know it
Each year, it's estimated that more than 1 billion people attend more than 20,000 trade show exhibitions worldwide with the intention of gathering information and purchasing products or services.
IAEE – 7/25/2014
Go-ahead for new Saudi Arabia highway
In Saudi Arabia the go-ahead has been given for a new expressway that will connect Qassim with Makkah.
World Highways – 7/25/2014