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Foxx announces 72 TIGER 2014 recipients

Brian Ethridge - Sep 18, 2014

Foxx announces 72 TIGER 2014 recipients

The Department of Transportation (DOT) will provide $600 million for 72 transportation projects in 46 states and the District of Columbia from its TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) 2014 program. The DOT received 797 eligible applications from 49 states, U.S. ...

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The world’s 10 most wasteful transportation projects

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 10, 2013

The world’s 10 most wasteful transportation projects

Sometimes governments spend billions of dollars on transportation projects that turn out to be inefficient and a waste of tax dollars. That’s why Jalopnik has compiled a list of the 10 most wasteful transportation projects in Modern History. The projects listed are ...

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The Good, The Bad and The Sierra Club

John Latta - Dec 12, 2012

The Good, The Bad and The Sierra Club

Think of it as a “naughty” and “nice” list for transportation projects. The Sierra Club has named America’s “50 Best and Worst Transportation Projects” The projects in the club’s report serve, it says, as examples of the “best” and “worst” in transportation ...

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Applications & Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Jan 11, 2012

Applications & Innovations

Overlay Concrete on asphalt upgrades farm-to-market road Oak Crest Hill Road South East in Johnson County, Iowa, appears to be just a typical farm-to-market secondary road. But being one of 11 Iowa highway “Stimulus” projects, worth in total $13.7 million, makes it a ...

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CSX: National Gateway project on track for 2015

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 12, 2011

CSX Transportation on Oct. 12 announced that it has work completed or construction underway at one-third of the clearance projects included in the National Gateway, keeping the major American infrastructure initiative on track for completion by 2015. The ...

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Hundreds converge in O.C. to help get Americans back to work

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 01, 2011

More than 250 people came together on Aug. 31 in a first-of-its kind summit to discuss factors that create jobs and offer solutions to expediting transportation projects for America’s future, according to the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA). The Jobs ...

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Caltrans veteran joins OCTA

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 23, 2010

Caltrans veteran joins OCTA

Jim Beil, a 22-year transportation veteran from Caltrans, will join the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) as the new executive director of Capital Programs. Beil, Caltrans deputy district director of Capital Outlay Programs, will begin his new post at OCTA on ...

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