America’s roads are critical for moving an ever-increasing number of people and goods. However, these vital lifelines are frequently underfunded, and over 40 percent of the system is now in poor or mediocre condition. As the backlog of rehabilitation needs […]
New DOT leadership: Mayor Pete was sworn in as DOT’s new Secretary on February 3. An AP report said he wants imaginative, bold, forward thinking and that DOT needs to take on a vital mission to rebuild America’s infrastructure and foster equality. One […]
LOUISIANA MOTORISTS LOSE $6.9 BILLION ANNUALLY —AS MUCH AS $2,300 PER DRIVER – ON ROADS THAT ARE ROUGH, CONGESTED & LACK SOME SAFETY FEATURES. LACK OF FUNDING WILL LEAD TO FURTHER DETERIORATION, INCREASED CONGESTION AND HIGHER COSTS TO MOTORISTS
INCREASED DEMAND FOR U.S. FREIGHT SHIPMENTS HAMPERED BY TRAFFIC CONGESTION AND BOTTLENECKS AND LACK OF ADEQUATE INVESTMENT IN NEEDED HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS; FATAL TRUCK CRASHES INCREASING AT A TIME WHEN ADVANCES IN VEHICLE AUTONOMY, MANUFACTURING, WAREHOUSING & E-COMMERCE ARE PLACING […]
By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA
The House and Senate are moving forward with important spending legislation to avoid a government shutdown.
The House, by a 301-123 vote, Sept. 19 passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) – a temporary spending bill […]