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Monday, January 27, 2014
In the coming weeks, the Port of Los Angeles will start construction on two major roadway projects that will improve the Harbor I-110 Freeway and nearby surface streets in San Pedro and Wilmington. The work, due to begin in February and extend through fall 2016, will make the Harbor Area safer and easier for cargo drayage vehicles to navigate.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The push for new surface transportation reauthorization was evident during a House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee hearing yesterday, entitled “Building the Foundation for Surface Transportation Reauthorization.”
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will make a major push this election year to push Congress to pass multi-year surface transportation funding programs that are due to expire at the end of the September, the nation’s top business lobbyist vowed Wednesday.
Monday, October 14, 2013
As the Caribbean Basin gains more attention as a logistical hub, Florida’s ports will become key business partners.
Monday, September 30, 2013
The American Farm Bureau Federation and the Port of Oakland called for much needed improvements in port infrastructure.
Posted on 09/30 at 07:25 PM
Monday, September 23, 2013
The Airforwarders Association has applauded a U.S. House committee's approval of legislation to improve America's ports and waterways.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
In case you did not notice, Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx recently announced that the DOT’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) 2013 program received roughly $474 million for 52 transportation projects in 37 states.
Posted on 09/18 at 08:47 AM
Thursday, August 01, 2013
During a speech at the Amazon.com Chattanooga Fulfillment Center this week focused on jobs for the middle class, President Obama called for reforming the country’s corporate tax code and subsequently re-allocating the funds from transitioning from a simpler tax system for significant investment in creating middle-class jobs.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:52 AM
Monday, July 29, 2013
During a speech made while visiting the Jacksonville Port Authority late last week, President Barack Obama again called for increased infrastructure investment as a way to drive economic growth.
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Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Prior to leaving town for its lengthy summer recess before returning to work on Sept 5, top Congressional representatives on an important transportation committee visited a FedEx hub and a leading intermodal port to get a feel for the importance of logistics to the overall U.S. economy.
Posted on 07/16 at 09:31 AM