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Ray LaHood calls for ‘a big pot of money’ to fix America’s roads and bridges

Oct 30, 2014

Ray LaHood calls for ‘a big pot of money’ to fix America’s roads and bridges

Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at a Caterpillar press event Wednesday night to lambast the present direction of U.S. transportation policy. Calling the 2-year transportation bill passed ...

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Foxx announces 72 TIGER 2014 recipients

Sep 18, 2014

Foxx announces 72 TIGER 2014 recipients

The Department of Transportation (DOT) will provide $600 million for 72 transportation projects in 46 states and the District of Columbia from its TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) 2014 program. The DOT received 797 eligible applications from 49 states, U.S. ...

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Old mines could cause sinkholes

Sep 02, 2014

Old mines could cause sinkholes

Andy Moreland, a geotechnical engineer with the Ohio Department of Transportation, was driving on Rt. 33 toward Nelsonville when he noticed a strange dip in the road. When he got back to work, he did some research and discovered old mines ...

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Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Aug 15, 2014

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

t felt like an eternity went by before Congress passed a bill to fund the Highway Trust Fund through May 2015. Unfortunately, for or as long as it took, nobody ended up happy with the outcome. Congress had months to ...

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Foxx unveils DOT’s plan for state reimbursements starting next month

Jul 01, 2014

Foxx unveils DOT’s plan for state reimbursements starting next month

The projected insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund is inching closer (it’s expected to run out of money next month), and the U.S. Department of Transportation is has been trying to prepare state DOTs. In its latest preparation effort, the U.S. ...

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Freight shipments rise 1.6% in March

May 15, 2014

Freight shipments rise 1.6% in March

The amount of freight that the for-hire transportation industry carried rose 1.6 percent in March, according to preliminary data released Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The data, from this month’s BTS Freight Transportation ...

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Latest Highway Trust Fund Ticker update again predicts August shortfall

May 14, 2014

Latest Highway Trust Fund Ticker update again predicts August shortfall

The U.S. Department of Transportation maintains its projection that the Highway Trust Fund will shortfall in August, according to the latest update of the agency’s Highway Trust Fund Ticker. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx introduced the Ticker in January. It is designed ...

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U.S. DOT: Highway Trust Fund could shortfall in late August

Apr 16, 2014

U.S. DOT: Highway Trust Fund could shortfall in late August

In its latest update of the Highway Trust Fund Ticker, the U.S. Department of Transportation predicts the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) to shortfall as early as the end of August. The agency previously predicted a shortfall in late July. In the ticker ...

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Freight shipments rise 1.2% in February

Apr 11, 2014

Freight shipments rise 1.2% in February

The amount of freight that the for-hire transportation industry carried was up 1.2 percent in February, according to data released Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The data, from this month’s BTS Freight Transportation ...

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Trans-border freight value rises 2.6% in 2013

Mar 21, 2014

Trans-border freight value rises 2.6% in 2013

The value of freight moved in 2013 between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, was up 2.6 percent in 2013, compared to 2012, according to data released by the U.S. Department ...

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Freight shipments fall 1% in December

Feb 13, 2014

Freight shipments fall 1% in December

The amount of freight that the for-hire transportation industry carried fell 1.0 percent in December, according to data released Thursday from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The data, from this month’s BTS Freight Transportation Services ...

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Government spending bill includes $71.3 billion for DOT

Jan 17, 2014

Government spending bill includes $71.3 billion for DOT

Congress on Thursday passed a $1 trillion government spending bill for 2014, which includes a total of $71.3 billion for the Department of Transportation (DOT), our sister site Better Roads reports. The omnibus bill provides $17.8 billion in discretionary (optional) appropriations ...

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