As the U.S. grapples with a growing list of transportation infrastructure needs and limited public funds, more states are looking to public-private partnerships as a means of fixing and replacing aging bridges, tunnels and roads. But is there a downside…
By Vikram Mansharamani
Vikram Mansharamani highlights five key issues that warrant the 45th president's immediate attention.
Keeping U.S. roads and bridges safe requires federal funding, but lawmakers can't agree on how to pay for the Highway Trust Fund.
By Jim Kuhnhenn, Associated Press and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
President Barack Obama's budget will propose an ambitious six-year, $478 billion public works program of highway, bridge and transit upgrades, half of it financed with a one-time mandatory tax on profits that U.S. companies have amassed overseas, White House officials…
By Simone Pathe
In Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama celebrated "middle-class economics" and laid out a series of additional proposals to ensure the working class is included in the economic recovery.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The Senate delivered an unexpectedly strong vote Tuesday in favor of taking action later this year to resolve the chronic funding problems that have bedeviled highway and transit programs, a sign that Congress may have reached the limit…
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Senate agreed Wednesday on an $11 billion measure to temporarily fix a multibillion-dollar shortfall in federal highway and transit programs, setting up a vote next week on several alternatives.
By Ellen Rolfes
With highways funds running out of fuel, the White House is willing to consider new tolls on interstate highways to pay the bills and repair the roads.
The oil boom in North Dakota has caused major problems for the state's roads, railways and housing.
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