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AAA: 68% of Americans want increase in federal transportation investment

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 10, 2014

AAA: 68% of Americans want increase in federal transportation investment

Two-thirds of Americans, or 68 percent, want the federal government to invest more in roads, bridges and mass transit systems, according to the results of a AAA survey released on Tuesday. Additionally, 5 percent of respondents said the federal government should ...

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7 state projects honored in northeastern America's Transportation Awards

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 10, 2014

7 state projects honored in northeastern America's Transportation Awards

Seven northeastern state transportation projects have earned honors in America’s Transportation Awards, the sponsors announced Tuesday. The competition — hosted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce — recognizes the ...

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Infrastructure jobs can boost U.S. employment; highway funding push continues

Amanda Bayhi - May 09, 2014

Infrastructure jobs can boost U.S. employment; highway funding push continues

Buzz about infrastructure investment continues today as a number of reports and statements are released. The Brookings Institution released a report today on infrastructure employment, and earlier this week AAA pushed for a gas tax hike, 50 Chambers of Commerce urged ...

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America’s Transportation Awards nominations to open next week

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 17, 2014

America’s Transportation Awards nominations to open next week

Nominations for the seventh annual America’s Transportation Awards competition will open next week and will remain open until April 11, AASHTO Journal reports. The competition -- hosted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the ...

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VIDEO: Illinois launches ‘Drop It and Drive’ campaign to educate drivers about new hand-held cell phone ban

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 11, 2014

VIDEO: Illinois launches ‘Drop It and Drive’ campaign to educate drivers about new hand-held cell phone ban

Drivers in Illinois caught using using a cellphone without a hands-free device (except in an emergency) such as speakerphone or headsets that feature voice-activated or one-digit dialing are ticketed and fined from $75 up to $150 for repeat offenses, with ...

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Top 10 finalists selected for America’s Transportation Awards

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 04, 2013

Top 10 finalists selected for America’s Transportation Awards

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have selected 10 state transportation department projects as finalists in the 2013 America's Transportation Awards competition. The top 10 projects are: 1.  Dumbarton Toll Bridge ...

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Five projects receive southern regional America’s Transportation Awards

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 28, 2013

Five projects receive southern regional America’s Transportation Awards

Five transportation projects have won awards in the sixth annual southern regional America’s Transportation Awards competition. The competition, sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, recognizes transportation projects in ...

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Six projects receive western regional America’s Transportation Awards

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 06, 2013

Six projects receive western regional America’s Transportation Awards

Six transportation projects have won awards in the sixth annual western regional America’s Transportation Awards competition. The competition, sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, recognizes transportation projects in ...

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Six projects receive mid America regional America’s Transportation Awards

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 18, 2013

Six projects receive mid America regional America’s Transportation Awards

Six transportation projects have won awards in the sixth annual mid America regional America’s Transportation Awards competition. The competition, sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, recognizes transportation projects ...

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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Jan 10, 2013

RoadWorks

Inside the highway and bridge industries   Big Bang Theory for Federal Highway Giants   By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com     A new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco suggests that highway grants play a very positive short-, mid- and long-term role in building ...

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Florida, California transportation projects named best in nation

Staff Report - Nov 20, 2012

Two high-profile transportation projects took home the top honors in the 5th annual America's Transportation Award competition. The awards were announced Nov. during the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) annual meeting in Pittsburgh. AASHTO, AAA, and the ...

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The best transportation projects in the Southeastern Region

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 23, 2011

Projects that improve traffic flow, modernize our transportation systems for current and future needs, and shorten construction times are being recognized as winners of America's Transportation Awards at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation ...

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