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Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Brian Ethridge - Sep 05, 2014

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Road safety is always a concern, regardless of where you live. The good news is road fatalities across the United States are down 23 percent since 2005. The bad news: road fatalities still happen far too often. Michael Sivak, research professor ...

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What state has the worst roads and bridges in the country?

Brian Ethridge - Jul 16, 2014

What state has the worst roads and bridges in the country?

Ever wonder what state has the worst roads and bridges in the nation? A new “It’s Time to Rebuild America” report from the White House gives that unfortunate title to Rhode Island. The report claims that 41 percent of Rhode Island’s ...

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Rhode Island lawmakers approve creation of $28 million state transportation fund

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 06, 2014

Rhode Island lawmakers approve creation of $28 million state transportation fund

Rhode Island will have a dedicated transportation fund starting next month. The state’s House Finance Committee on Thursday night approved a plan to create a $28 million transportation infrastructure fund by diverting money from the state’s general fund starting July 1, ...

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Rhode Island transportation bill would raise $1 billion for highways, ban bridge tolls

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 12, 2014

Rhode Island transportation bill would raise $1 billion for highways, ban bridge tolls

A proposed bill to raise transportation for Rhode Island’s highways and infrastructure would also ban tolls on some bridges. The proposed legislation would raise more than $1 billion over the next 10 years, with those funds going to state transportation, WLNE ...

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LaHood names projects eligible for 'Marine Highway' funding

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 11, 2010

Just four months after unveiling the America’s Marine Highway Program, a new initiative to move more cargo on the water rather than on crowded highways, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced on Aug. 11 his selection of marine highway corridors ...

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