Tags: infrastructure funding

The Impact of Fuel Use Trends on the Highway Trust Fund’s Present and Future – downloadable PDF

Apr 01, 2013

The Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) commissioned the study, "The Impact of Fuel Use Trends on the Highway Trust Fund's Present and Future," through The College of William & Mary's Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy (TJPPP) commissioned a study to ...

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Shuster ‘encouraged’ by infrastructure plan, but ‘long-term plan’ needed

Feb 25, 2013

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) released a statement on Wednesday following the release of additional details on President Obama’s infrastructure plan. In his statement, Shuster pointed out that he is “encouraged” by the need to reduce “red ...

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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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Good news, bad news on construction employment front

May 07, 2012

The construction industry lost 2,000 jobs in April, following similar declines of 3,000 in March and 1,000 in February, but still added 63,000 jobs over the past year as the industry unemployment rate shrank to 14.5 percent — the lowest ...

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KPI-JCI, Astec roll out campaign spotlighting infrastructure funding

Oct 03, 2011

KPI-JCI, Astec roll out campaign spotlighting infrastructure funding

At a critical time when American infrastructure sank from sixth best in the world to 16th in just two years, KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens have rolled out the campaign, “The Road Connection,” which will spotlight the need for infrastructure ...

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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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Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs testies before Congress

May 12, 2011

Mike Rowe, host of the Discovery Channel’s TV program Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe, on May 11  testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee’s hearing on “Manufacturing Our Way to a Stronger Economy” in support of U.S. manufacturing ...

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Federal Transit Administration awards $5 million to the ARTIC Project

Jul 21, 2010

The Federal Transit Administration (FAA) awarded $5 Million to the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) for its project set to break ground next year. The project will build a transportation hub with hopes that it will assist in stimulating the ...

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