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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The Port of Vancouver USA – the third largest port in the State of Washington – has been investing heavily in its infrastructure in anticipation of surging U.S. exports.
Posted on 11/27 at 11:09 AM
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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

In its preliminary evaluation of the economic impact of Hurricane Sandy IHS Global Insight said potential infrastructure damages currently stand around $10 billion of insured damages and about twice as much, or $20 billion, in terms of total damages
Posted on 10/30 at 10:14 AM
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Monday, September 17, 2012

Transportation stakeholders lament the absence of transportation policy in Presidential candidates' policy agendas.
Posted on 09/17 at 09:01 AM
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Monday, July 02, 2012

The House approved the bill, which adopts the name of the Senate’s version, MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century), by a 373-52 margin, and the Senate signed on with a 74-19 vote. The bill was awaiting President Barack Obama’s signature for it to be signed into law at press time.
Posted on 07/02 at 08:25 AM
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Friday, June 22, 2012

Thanks in part to heavy last-minute lobbying by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, as well as other groups including freight transportation shippers, House and Senate conference committee members were furiously at work to produce a multi-year bill before the current funding mechanism expired on June 30.
Posted on 06/22 at 10:15 AM
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Friday, June 08, 2012

With progress on a new federal transportation bill at an ongoing standstill, House Speaker John Boehner said in a Reuters report yesterday that should negotiations on a new bill between the House and Senate fail to yield meaningful progress by June 30, when the most recent extension expires, the next step may be a six-month extension.
Posted on 06/08 at 12:30 PM
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Wednesday, June 06, 2012

As the International Air Cargo Association readies itself for the Annual General Meeting in Beijing next week, analysts will be able to examine one of the few bright spots in global aviation.
Posted on 06/06 at 10:56 PM
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Thursday, May 31, 2012

In a letter to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) stressed the need for America to have a “clear strategy to improve freight mobility and the movement of goods from farm and factory to market.”
Posted on 05/31 at 03:07 PM
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Thursday, May 10, 2012

An overwhelming majority consider security issues very important when assessing presidential candidates
Posted on 05/10 at 09:03 AM
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Thursday, April 19, 2012

While prospects of a new long-term transportation bill remain dim, the United States House of Representatives yesterday signed off another extension—the tenth since September 30, 2009—to keep federal transportation funding intact at current spending levels for 90 days through the end of September when the current one expires.
Posted on 04/19 at 11:41 AM
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