Tags: Highway Trust Fund (HTF)

Economic Outlook: Modest Growth With a ‘Wild Card’

Jan 08, 2013

Economic Outlook:  Modest Growth With a ‘Wild Card’

Modest growth is expected in the U.S. transportation construction market, but uncertainty from the ‘fiscal cliff’ and the 33-month delay in passing MAP-21 will be felt in 2013. A special report based on the American Road and Transportation Builder’s economic ...

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‘Map’ing out the future of highway funding

Oct 04, 2012

‘Map’ing out the future of highway funding

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our website at www.aggman.com   A new transportation bill is being referred to as ‘devolution lite.’ Two years of funding provides a reprieve, but a lack of federal ...

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Making Transportation Progress in the 21st Century

Aug 01, 2012

Making Transportation Progress in the 21st Century

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our website at www.aggman.com     After three years and nine extensions, the House and Senate both pass a 27-month, $105 billion surface transportation bill. Now the clock is ...

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Thank you sir, may I have another?

Aug 01, 2012

On June 29 — just before the ninth SAFETEA-LU extension expired — Congress passed Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21). Within hours of House and Senate votes, construction industry spokesmen praised Congressional leaders for creating stability in ...

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AggBeat

Jan 07, 2012

AggBeat

Reliably Unreliable The Congestion Problem: TTI identifies the worst stretches of highway that offer unpredictable travel times. In the first nationwide effort to identify specific stretches of highway responsible for significant traffic congestion at different times and on different days, the Texas ...

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GAO report: States received more highway money than contributed

Nov 01, 2011

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure reports that, during the course of the last multi-year surface transportation authorization, better known as SAFETEA-LU, from 2005 to 2009, every state received more funding for highway programs than what they contributed to ...

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AggBeat

Sep 01, 2011

For daily news updates and Web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our Web site at www.aggman.com For Better or Worse? Industry leaders say the final CAFE standards will mean a $65 billion-plus loss for highway and transit improvements. By Tina ...

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Final CAFE standards mean $65+ billion loss for highway, transit improvements

Jul 29, 2011

A July 29 Obama Administration proposal to increase fuel efficiency standards for cars and light trucks to an average 54.5 miles per gallon (mpg) between 2017 and 2025 would result in the loss of more than $65 billion in federal ...

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ARTBA commends Mica for transportation plan leadership, cautions against decrease in revenue stream

Jul 13, 2011

Following House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee Chair John Mica's (R-Fla.) proposal on the six-year reauthorization of the committee's Surface Transportation Program, American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President and CEO Pete Ruane issued the following statement: “We commend House ...

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House rolls out six-year reauthorization proposal: Funding at last or financial road to ruin?

Jul 11, 2011

Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee leaders have rolled out a new six-year transportation reauthorization proposal that streamlines and reforms federal programs, expedites the project approval process, maximizes leveraging of limited resources, provides flexibility for states, and ensures long-term funding stability ...

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AggBeat

Mar 03, 2011

AggBeat

Overall mining deaths up in 2010 NSSGA: ‘We cannot rest until fatalities among aggregates workers reach and are sustained at zero.” by Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor Mining fatalities in the United States increased in 2010, following a year marked by ...

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AggBeat

Feb 01, 2011

MSHA Ramps Up Exposure Monitoring The details of the added enforcement remain somewhat vague, but NSSGA is upgrading its efforts to help operations comply with the new standards.  By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) ...

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