Boxer: 'We need to save the Highway Trust Fund'
The chairwoman of the Senate committee that oversees transportation projects said Wednesday that lawmakers need to act quickly to "save" the Highway Trust Fund from insolvency.
The Hill – 2/26/2014
South Carolina DOT could start selling roads to local agencies
South Carolina could start selling state roads to local governments - giving control of more than 20,000 miles of roads roads to local agencies - as soon as next year.
Better Roads – 2/22/2014
HPTE approves U.S. 36 P3 agreement
The High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) board of directors has unanimously approved three resolutions to move forward with the U.S. 36 public-private partnership (P3) concessionaire agreement.
Roads & Bridges – 2/21/2014
Poll: A majority wants Congress, White House to work together on trade
A new poll released Thursday shows that a majority of voters wants Congress and the White House to work together toward forging new free trade agreements.
The Hill – 2/20/2014
DOT's Foxx Calls For Long-Term Transportation Bill
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is taking an ambitious approach to the next surface-transportation bill, due later this year, saying that "a one- or two-year Band-Aid won't cut it this time."
ENR – 2/20/2014
Center for American Progress: TEA Act 'misguided'
The liberal Center for American Progress is criticizing Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) for his proposal to eliminate the federal gas tax.
The Hill – 2/19/2014
Canada Unveils Infrastructure Plan
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled the New Building Canada Plan, the largest long-term infrastructure plan in Canadian history.
Rock Products – 2/19/2014
TRIP report finds Montana's highways, bridges 'increasingly deteriorated and crowded'
A new report finds that Montana's highways and bridges are in poor and mediocre condition, with the state's traffic fatality rate among the worst in the nation.
Better Roads – 2/19/2014
Obama's order aimed at streamlining export import process
President Obama today will sign an executive order aimed at streamlining the export and import process for U.S. businesses, the White House said.
AgriPulse – 2/19/2014
Manufacturing Production Declines Due to Poor Weather
A perfectly timed winter storm at the end of last week coincided with news that cold weather has had a negative impact on consumer spending and manufacturing output.
National Association of Manufacturers – 2/18/2014