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Senate passes two-year transportation bill

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

In an overwhelming show of support, the U.S. Senate voted to pass a two-year transportation bill valued at $109 billion. The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) Act, passed in a generally bipartisan 74-22 vote, reauthorizes federal highway ...

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Senate passes two-year transportation bill

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 19, 2012

Senate passes two-year transportation bill

In an overwhelming show of support, the U.S. Senate on March 14 voted to pass a two-year transportation bill valued at $109 billion. The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) Act, passed in a generally bipartisan 74-22 vote, ...

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LaHood: Senate transportation bill shows what Congress capable of when working together

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 15, 2012

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood issued the following statement after the Senate passed a transportation bill on March 14. “Today's passage of the Senate transportation bill shows what Congress is capable of when they work together in a bipartisan manner. Thanks ...

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New, Used, Rental

Better Roads Staff - Feb 27, 2012

New, Used, Rental

Decisions, decisions By Marcia Gruver Doyle and Mike Anderson As most contractors enter their fourth year of uncertain work, equipment choices become more critical. Some key factors to consider as you determine your 2012 equipment strategies:   Why buy new? Aging, slowing fleets best remedied ...

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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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Florida Congressional hearing on major transportation bill today

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 14, 2011

House Transportation Committee Chairman John L. Mica (R-Fla.) conducted a Congressional field hearing today in Central Florida on pending major transportation legislation. This will be the only scheduled field hearing in Florida on the transportation bill. The Committee is conducting an ...

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Financial District

Brooke Wisdom - Oct 01, 2010

Financial District

Transportation Bill Could Stall Until 2013 By Audrey Dutton Transportation stakeholders expecting a comprehensive bill anytime soon could be disappointed as major legislation reauthorizing federal highway and transit programs could be delayed until 2013, say sources. That could mean a diminished long-term flow ...

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Kirk Landers: Changing tactics Part II

Brooke Wisdom - Apr 01, 2010

Kirk Landers: Changing tactics Part II

Changing Tactics Part II: Three Moves We Must Make By Kirk Landers Surface transportation’s special interests – including the construction industry, highway users, and mass transit users – have traditionally focused their human and financial resources on lobbying Congress for improvements to the ...

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