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Where, oh where can that road money be?

Staff Report - Nov 06, 2013

Where, oh where can that road money be?

A Congress that cannot pass a budget or even agree not to default on loans is not a group that will ever solve the impending road-funding crisis. As that reality has penetrated even the most naïve ranks of road professionals, ...

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Kirk Landers – Editor Emeritus

Better Roads Staff - Apr 06, 2012

Kirk Landers – Editor Emeritus

For Sanity When the second speaker on my panel of industry experts opened his remarks with a statement about the current pace of change being the most frantic and daunting in our history, the first speaker, still pumped with adrenaline from ...

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RoadWorks

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 07, 2011

RoadWorks

By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson No Gas Tax Hike No Problem? The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has proposed a revenue-neutral solution to rebuild and modernize America’s Interstates. A multi-year highway bill can be fully funded without raising the gas ...

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Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Better Roads Staff - Sep 07, 2011

Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Dodgeball and Other Great Congressional Games By Kirk Landers Early last month, our “parliament of dunces” completed a fiery session of Congressional dodgeball — that’s where life flings issues at the champions of the hill, and they duck and dodge each one ...

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Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Brooke Wisdom - Apr 01, 2011

Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

High-speed Rail and Us By Kirk Landers, kirk.landers@att.net An industry pundit recently took the Obama Administration to task for not allowing the state of Wisconsin to use its grant for high-speed rail development to improve the state’s roads. Wisconsin was one of several ...

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Mike Anderson’s American Iron

Better Roads Staff - Mar 01, 2011

Mike Anderson’s American Iron

“Hello! Hello! Anybody out here?” By Mike Anderson Before we travel too far off the proverbial beaten path, an admission is in order. I love the Eisenhower Interstate Highway System. Like most, if not all, areas of infrastructure in this nation, the Interstate ...

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Kirk Landers

Brooke Wisdom - Oct 01, 2010

Kirk Landers

Autumn Reading By Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus Early September brought a quick end to the hazy, escapist days of summer. First came an Innovation NewsBriefs newsletter saying that sentiment is growing in Washington, DC to keep the federal highway funding where it’s at ...

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Financial District

Better Roads Staff - Aug 01, 2010

Financial District

The Job and Tax Math of the Stimulus By John Latta A report from the House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee indicates that the stimulus, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, created or sustained nearly 350,000 direct, on-project transportation ...

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