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Transportation wins in Nov. 5 elections

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 06, 2013

Transportation wins in Nov. 5 elections

On Tuesday, U.S. voters approved 91 percent of ballot measures to increase or extend funding for highways, bridges and transit and elected two transportation advocates for governor. Successful ballot measures were approved with 67 percent of the vote, with the approved ...

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Transportation Infrastructure Funding: Efficiency is necessary but not sufficient

John Latta - Jul 26, 2013

Transportation Infrastructure Funding: Efficiency is necessary but not sufficient

It’s a case of on the one hand/on the other hand. New Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx is saying that his department is “working to improve the efficiency and performance of our existing transportation system” and is “doing so in an ...

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Gas Tax 101: 1932 – 2013

John Latta - Jun 11, 2013

Gas Tax 101: 1932 – 2013

We talk gas tax all day long in this industry. We hear arguments that it should increase (I make many of them) or that it should remain where it is (largely because it would be political suicide to raise it). But this ...

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States combat low gas tax revenues with hybrid-, electric-vehicle fees

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 10, 2013

States combat low gas tax revenues with hybrid-, electric-vehicle fees

In an attempt to battle lost taxes due to increased hybrid and electric car use, six states are working to create laws to tax fuel-efficient vehicles, Automotive News and Bloomberg reported. Electric and hybrid car sales have continuously risen in the ...

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DOA 3% law finally headed into history

John Latta - Oct 12, 2011

So the jobs bill didn't make it. Not unpredictable, and while unemployment will not change much in the near future that bill will remain a political football. But in a little bit of good legislative news,  Bloomberg is reporting that, "A ...

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