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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Freight interests are applauding a long-awaited report by an influential House committee panel that calls for a major push to modernize freight infrastructure in this country, even though it fell short on calling for specific ways to pay for it.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Things are nowhere near perfect when it comes to solutions for transportation funding and how to make things better. But even with the angst and the related risks in today’s political sphere, it is clear that some baby steps toward some type of progress are actually happening, albeit at a very slow pace.
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.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Entitled “Failure to Act: The Impact of Current Infrastructure Investment on America’s Economic Future,” the report takes a deep dive into the economic consequences of continued underinvestment in the country’s infrastructure along with providing an overall picture of the economic opportunity related to infrastructure investment and the cost of failing to fill the investment gap.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
In a widely expected move, Representative Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) was named to the next Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for the 113th Congress by the House Republican Conference.
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
If President Barack Obama thought his re-election campaign was difficult, he will rapidly discover a seemingly overwhelming set of problems facing his second term that will impact the transportation world.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Transportation stakeholders lament the absence of transportation policy in Presidential candidates' policy agendas.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The National Industrial Transportation League is requesting that President Obama and presumptive Republican candidate Mitt Romney offer up their plans for U.S. transportation infrastructure.
Monday, July 09, 2012
This signing comes after a 30-month stretch in which funding for the nation’s transportation projects was kept intact by a series of 9 consecutive extensions, following the September 2009 expiration of the previous bill, SAFETEA-LU.
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Wednesday, June 27, 2012
This news follows weeks of acrimonious negotiations between the House and Senate, which suggested that talks would not advance to this level and that a tenth continuing resolution—to keep funding at current levels—would be introduced prior to the current one expiring at the end of June.