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Americans prefer tolls to fund transportation projects

Amanda Bayhi - May 06, 2013

Americans prefer tolls to fund transportation projects

The majority of Americans--71 percent--would be willing to pay a higher toll fare to save time, according to the results of the America THINKS 2013 Tolling Survey from HNTB Corporation. The survey, which polled 1,000 Americans in late January, looked at ...

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Road funding: Your piggy bank or mine?

John Latta - Apr 18, 2013

Road funding: Your piggy bank or mine?

Motorist fees and gas taxes are sources for transportation funding in two state budgets. Pennsylvania and Washington State are trying to pay for essential projects and in doing so – along with a number of other states – may be showing ...

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Good news, bad news on construction employment front

Staff Report - May 07, 2012

The construction industry lost 2,000 jobs in April, following similar declines of 3,000 in March and 1,000 in February, but still added 63,000 jobs over the past year as the industry unemployment rate shrank to 14.5 percent—the lowest April level ...

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KPI-JCI, Astec roll out campaign spotlighting infrastructure funding

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 03, 2011

KPI-JCI, Astec roll out campaign spotlighting infrastructure funding

At a critical time when American infrastructure has sank from sixth best in the world to 16th in just two years, KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens have rolled out the campaign, “The Road Connection,” which will spotlight the need for ...

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House rolls out six-year reauthorization proposal

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 11, 2011

Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee leaders have rolled out a new six-year transportation reauthorization proposal that streamlines and reforms federal programs, expedites the project approval process, maximizes leveraging of limited resources, provides flexibility for states, and ...

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Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs testies before Congress

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 12, 2011

Mike Rowe, host of the Discovery Channel’s TV program Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe, on May 11  testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee’s hearing on “Manufacturing Our Way to a Stronger Economy” in support of U.S. manufacturing ...

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Mike Anderson's American Iron

Better Roads Staff - Dec 01, 2010

Mike Anderson's American Iron

Walking out on a springboard By Mike Anderson If the past few months are any indication, we’re all going to be busier in 2011. I know, I know. Some of you have undoubtedly already said, “Well, it couldn’t get any slower.” In some ...

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Federal Transit Administration awards $5 million to the ARTIC Project

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 21, 2010

The Federal Transit Administration (FAA) awarded $5 Million to the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) for its project set to break ground next year. The project will build a transportation hub with hopes that it will assist in stimulating the ...

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