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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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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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65% of U.S. manufacturers say infrastructure won’t meet economical demands in next decade

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 17, 2013

65% of U.S. manufacturers say infrastructure won’t meet economical demands in next decade

America’s infrastructure is not improving quickly enough to continue to meet the needs of businesses, according to a report released today by Building America’s Future (BAM) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). The report, "Infrastructure: Essential to Manufacturing Competitiveness," reflects ...

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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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“I’m Stuck” app allows travelers to inform elected officials about transportation problems

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 01, 2013

“I’m Stuck” app allows travelers to inform elected officials about transportation problems

Commuters and passengers who experience traffic jams, flight delays, poor road conditions and more can now tell their elected officials in a quick and convenient way, thanks to a new app called “I’m Stuck,” the Chicago Tribune reported. The app, developed ...

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Financial District

Better Roads Staff - Sep 07, 2011

Three for the Road The Bloomberg-Rendell-Schwarzenegger funding and fixing plan By John Latta This month, there may be a real reauthorization debate. Finally. Maybe. Whether it results in anything solid is something of a long shot. Somewhere in almost all of the various plans ...

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Kirk Landers: New times, new tactics

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2010

Kirk Landers:  New times, new tactics

New times, new tactics  Better Roads’ February 5 e-RoadPro newsletter carried an item from infrastructure blogger Melissa Lafsky in which she mulled the significance of the fact that a large majority of Americans believe the federal fuel tax increases every year. The ...

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