Most Americans Feel Transportation Infrastructure Investment Will Improve U.S. Economy
In less than five weeks, just 33 days from now, the federal Highway Trust Fund will expire and approach default without action from Congress that includes additional funding.
forconstructionpros.com – 4/28/2015
House panel releases $55B transit, housing bill
The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday released a $55.3 billion bill funding the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development departments, as well as related agencies, for fiscal 2016.
The Hill – 4/28/2015
Ethiopia announces three road projects worth over $240 million
In Ethiopia, three road projects worth over US$240 million will be built as part of the country's fourth road sector development plan.
World Highways – 4/28/2015
Major highway projects for Indonesia
A series of major highway projects are in planning for Indonesia. A joint venture comprising Waskita Karya and Jasa Marga is now taking over Solo-Kertonoso Toll Road project.
World Highways – 4/27/2015
Minnesota House approves $7 billion plan to pay for roads
The Minnesota House has endorsed a plan to spend nearly $7 billion during the next decade for transportation work without raising taxes. The plan differs from a Senate effort to raise $6 billion via new taxes.
Land Line Mag.com – 4/27/2015
Transportation chief visits Pittsburgh to view new research, technology
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx visited Pittsburgh on Wednesday to view cutting-edge technology at one of the world's epicenters of it, Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center in Lawrenceville. But to get here, Mr. Foxx had to travel on potholed and cracked roads that snap a driver's mind from dreams of the future to the horse-and-buggy era.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – 4/23/2015
Budget cuts in Illinois likely to affect Joliet transportation center plans
Despite the proliferation of federal-level support for public transit system Amtrak, one state looks to pull back on its investment.
Roads & Bridges – 4/23/2015
U.S. Manufacturing Production Up Slightly in March
Manufacturing production increased 0.1 percent in March. This followed three months of weaker data, including declines in both January and February.
National Association of Manufacturers – 4/23/2015
Trump says US roads are 'falling apart'
Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed outrage over the state of America's transportation networks.
The Hill – 4/22/2015
Paul offers highway-funding fix with Boxer
Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.), a Republican presidential candidate, is teaming up with Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer (Calif.) on legislation to tax up to $2 trillion in corporate revenue currently stored in foreign banks to pay for domestic infrastructure projects.
The Hill – 4/16/2015