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States Aren’t Waiting Around for Federal Support

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 04, 2013

States Aren’t Waiting Around  for Federal Support

The nation’s infrastructure system can be likened to an economic circulatory system – giving us freedom, opportunity and mobility – and this should never be taken for granted, said former Kansas Gov. Bill Graves at the Infrastructure for the Future ...

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Getting the Job Done Right

Better Roads Staff - Feb 05, 2013

Getting the Job Done Right

By Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus   Some people just know how to sell. In mid-December, Ohio governor John R. Kasich and the leaders of Ohio’s Department of Transportation and Turnpike Authority announced that the state would raise $3 billion for roads without leasing ...

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Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Better Roads Staff - Dec 01, 2012

Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

One More Letter to Write   By Kirk Landers With another bitterly contentious election under our belts, most Americans would like to live in a world without politicians and robocalls and super PACs for at least a little while. But for people in ...

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Truck-related fatalities up 8.7% in 2010

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 08, 2011

While overall highway deaths in 2010 were at the lowest level since 1949, truck-related fatalities increased for the first time in three years, the U.S. Transportation Department announced Dec. 8. Truck-involved deaths rose 8.7 percent ...

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RoadWorks: Inside the Highway and Bridge Industry

Brooke Wisdom - Apr 01, 2010

RoadWorks:  Inside the Highway and Bridge Industry

Go Ahead, Tax Us, We Need the Infrastructure.   By John Lattta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Tom Anderson   A nother major transportation industry is prepared to support a hefty tax increase on itself to help provide the healthy infrastructure it must have. Barge operators are ...

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