Tags: SAFETEA-LU

APWA lauds Obama’s increased investment in infrastructure

Jan 31, 2011

The American Public Works Association (APWA) applauds President Obama’s support in his State of the Union (SOTU) address for increased federal investment in public infrastructure. “Increased investment to repair and rebuild our aging roads, bridges, public transportation, and water infrastructure will ...

Read More...

What does AASHTO think about the House rules?

Jan 07, 2011

The American Association of Safety and Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Executive Director John Horsley issued a statement on Jan. 5 regarding the adoption of a House of Representatives rules package that changes Rule XXI, clause 3: The statement follows: "We are disappointed ...

Read More...

Senate vote: SAFETEA-LU extended to March 4

Dec 21, 2010

The Senate voted 79-16 on Dec. 21 to temporarily extend federal highway and transit programs as well as appropriations for the U.S. Department of Transportation and other government agencies until March 4, according to a report from the American Association ...

Read More...

AASHTO ‘pleased’ Obama pushing for transportation investment

Oct 13, 2010

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Executive Director John Horsley issued a statement today commending President Barack Obama on his Columbus Day speech that called for bipartisan support to bring about a "fundamental overhaul" of the country's ...

Read More...

AggBeat

Oct 01, 2010

For daily news updates and Web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our Web site at www.aggman.com Is Obama’s $50 billion infrastructure proposal just a shot of adrenaline? The proposal would address “long-overdue” infrastructure investments, but new transportation bill still ...

Read More...

Hey Congress, ‘We’re sick of aging roads’

Sep 02, 2010

The Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce-led Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM), two national groups advocating for significant new investments in transportation improvements, are working together to elevate infrastructure issues on the congressional legislative calendar this ...

Read More...

NAPA holds Congress accountable for reauthorization inaction

Jul 02, 2010

With the construction industry continuing to shed jobs, the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has mounted a campaign to mobilize the asphalt pavement industry and hold Congress accountable for its inaction on the surface transportation bill. Lack of such legislation is ...

Read More...

ARTBA chief blasts inaction on highway, transit bill

Jun 07, 2010

If Congress and the President do not act later this year or in early 2011 on passage of a new, multi-year highway and transit authorization bill, hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs could be lost and states could face at a ...

Read More...

‘Start Us Up USA’ rally to support highway reauthorization slated for May 7 in Des Moines

May 06, 2010

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) will be holding a regional "Start Us Up USA" rally in Des Moines, Iowa, to build support for highway reauthorization and related measures to help the equipment industry recover from the economic downturn. The event ...

Read More...

FHWA releases FY 2010 Highway Trust Fund balance status, balance charts

Apr 29, 2010

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has released the most current statistics for the Status of the Highway Trust Fund - Fiscal Year 2010 and the Highway Account Balance. Click on the hotlinks above for a PDF of each chart. To go to ...

Read More...

AggBeat

Apr 01, 2010

$17.6 billion ‘jobs bill’ passes Senate, transfers $19.5 billion into Highway Trust Fund By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor The Highway Trust Fund will be solvent through the end of the year, but now the real fight begins to pass ...

Read More...

Senate votes to move ahead with ‘jobs bill’; final vote March 17

Mar 16, 2010

The U.S. Senate voted 61 to 30 on March 15 to end debate on the amended version of the “jobs bill” H.R. 2847 and proceed to a final vote on the measure Wednesday, March 17at 9:30 a.m. EDT, according to ...

Read More...

SUBSCRIBE & FOLLOW

advertisement

TWITTER

FACEBOOK

BLOG

advertisement
advertisement
advertisement