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Shuster rules out gas tax hike for highway funding; LaHood continues push for 10-cent gas tax hike

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 05, 2014

Shuster rules out gas tax hike for highway funding; LaHood continues push for 10-cent gas tax hike

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) has has pulled a federal gas tax hike off the table of options for transportation funding. Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, said Tuesday at an event hosted by Building America’s Future (BAF) and Bloomberg Government ...

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‘2014 State of the State’ database highlights infrastructure talks in governors’ speeches

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 15, 2014

‘2014 State of the State’ database highlights infrastructure talks in governors’ speeches

Building America’s Future Educational Fund today announced the launch of its “2014 State of the State” infrastructure database. The web-based collection highlights mentions of infrastructure in governors’ 2014 State of the State addresses. BAF Educational Fund President Marcia Hale said the database ...

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LaHood joins Building America’s Future as co-chair

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 08, 2014

LaHood joins Building America’s Future as co-chair

Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joins Building America’s Future (BAF) as the organization’s new co-chair, BAF announced Wednesday. LaHood joins co-chairs Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York City, as well as Ed Rendell, former governor of Pennsylvania. LahHood, Bloomberg and ...

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U.S. Travel Association to host conference focused on infrastructure improvements

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 07, 2013

U.S. Travel Association to host conference focused on infrastructure improvements

Later this month, the U.S. Travel Association will host a conference aimed at promoting transportation infrastructure investment. The conference, Connecting America Through Travel, will take place November 19-20 at The Knight Conference Center at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Travel ...

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Policy forum in Denver focuses on infrastructure investment

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 24, 2013

Policy forum in Denver focuses on infrastructure investment

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell met with leaders from local governments and in engineering and business at a policy forum in Denver, Colorado, to discuss local and national challenges associated with transportation infrastructure investment. Building America’s Future (BAF), the Denver Metro ...

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“I’m Stuck” users from all 50 states urge U.S. lawmakers to take action for transportation

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 29, 2013

“I’m Stuck” users from all 50 states urge U.S. lawmakers to take action for transportation

When Congress reconvenes on September 9, U.S. lawmakers can expect to come back to more than 2,000 messages from Americans urging them to take action to repair the nation’s transportation network. “Congress can expect to return from their summer vacation to ...

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“I’m Stuck” app nears 10,000 downloads, sends more than 1,000 emails to lawmakers

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 07, 2013

“I’m Stuck” app nears 10,000 downloads, sends more than 1,000 emails to lawmakers

Building America’s Future (BAF) on Tuesday announced that the “I’m Stuck” app it developed has reached nearly 10,000 downloads and has sent more than 1,000 messages to lawmakers urging them to invest in transportation. Marcia Hale, president of BAF, said in ...

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