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Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion statewide

Brian Ethridge - Aug 20, 2014

Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion statewide

Deficient, congested and unsafe roadways cost Alabama drivers as much as $1,562 annually, and a total of $3.1 billion statewide, according to a new TRIP report. Roads and bridges in need of improvement are causing higher vehicle operating costs, more ...

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Can you believe how much bad roads cost Texas drivers?

Brian Ethridge - Jul 24, 2014

Can you believe how much bad roads cost Texas drivers?

Bad road conditions are costing the average Texas driver in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington area more than $1700 a year. The report, released by TRIP (a national transportation organization), claims deficient roads, heavy traffic and high operating costs are taking its ...

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INFOGRAPHICS: TRIP report reveals America’s rural roads need improvements

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 10, 2014

INFOGRAPHICS: TRIP report reveals America’s rural roads need improvements

America’s rural transportation system is in need of repairs and modernization to lower the number of deficient roads and bridges and crash rates and to improve connectivity and capacity, according to a report released today by transportation research group TRIP. The ...

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TRIP: Oklahoma significantly improves infrastructure, but HTF insolvency ‘threatens further progress’

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 26, 2014

TRIP: Oklahoma significantly improves infrastructure, but HTF insolvency ‘threatens further progress’

Oklahoma has significantly improved its roads, bridges and highway safety since 2005, but “uncertainty about future federal funding threatens further progress,” according to a report released Thursday by national transportation research group TRIP. The report, “Modernizing Oklahoma's Transportation System: Progress and ...

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TRIP report finds Montana’s highways, bridges ‘increasingly deteriorated and crowded’

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 19, 2014

TRIP report finds Montana’s highways, bridges ‘increasingly deteriorated and crowded’

A new report finds that Montana’s highways and bridges are in poor and mediocre condition, with the state’s traffic fatality rate among the worst in the nation. Transportation research group TRIP on Wednesday released a report on Montana’s highway infrastructure, noting ...

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Potholes cost drivers more than $700 annually in five cities with roughest roads

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 18, 2013

Potholes cost drivers more than $700 annually in five cities with roughest roads

In the five cities with the roughest roads, potholes and other poor road conditions cost drivers more than $700 each year, our sister site, Aggregates Manager, reports. The information comes from The Road Information Program’s (TRIP) annual report, “Bumpy Roads Ahead: ...

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Substandard roads are costing American drivers $80 billion in maintenance costs

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 03, 2013

Substandard roads are costing American drivers $80 billion in maintenance costs

More than a quarter of major American urban roads are in substandard or poor condition and cost the average driver $377 annually, according to a report released Thursday by national transportation research group TRIP. The report, “Bumpy Roads Ahead: America’s Roughest ...

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Despite stimulus, U.S. transportation system continues to deteriorate

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 30, 2013

Despite stimulus, U.S. transportation system continues to deteriorate

Despite an “influx of stimulus money” dedicated to improving the transportation system in the U.S., more of the nation’s bridges and roads were in poor condition in 2011 than in 2008, according to a report from the USA Today. It’s no ...

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CDOT’s U.S. 36 project combines multiple modes of transportation

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 25, 2013

CDOT’s U.S. 36 project combines multiple modes of transportation

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is heading a project on U.S. 36 that will incorporate a high-occupancy fast lane, a bus rapid transit service, an electronic toll system for single-occupant cars and a bike path into one route. According to ...

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TRIP to release Arkansas economic development report tomorrow

Staff Report - Oct 29, 2012

A new report, “The Top 40 Transportation Projects to Support Economic Growth and Quality of Life in Arkansas,” will be released by TRIP at a news conference in Little Rock at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30. TRIP is a ...

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Driving Texas. Cautiously

John Latta - Oct 03, 2012

OK so this example is from Texas and won't match your situation at all. But the inner working of the  transportation system in your state may not be so different. So when TRIP reports that deficient roads are costing Texas motorists ...

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TRIP releasing ‘Keeping Baby Boomers Mobile: Preserving Mobility and Safety for Older Americans’ report

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 21, 2012

TRIP will release a new report, titled “Keeping Baby Boomers Mobile: Preserving Mobility and Safety for Older Americans,” during a telephone news conference the afternoon of Feb. 22. (Please check back the morning of Feb. 22 for an advance copy ...

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