Tags: transportation infrastructure

New Democrat Coalition to LaHood: Rebuilding, modernizing infrastructure a win-win

Nov 01, 2011

Members of the New Democrat Coalition met with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to discuss the group’s agenda for what it believes will improve U.S. infrastructure and strengthen manufacturing. The “New Dems Critical Infrastructure and Manufacturing Task Force” – led ...

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AASHTO to President Obama: ‘State DOTs are ready to work now’

Sep 12, 2011

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) supports President Barack Obama's message to Congress in his address on Sept. 8 that calls for a $50 billion investment in transportation infrastructure to boost the nation's struggling economy. AASHTO Executive ...

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ARTBA study: Fly ash ban for bridge, road construction increases costs

Sep 12, 2011

The cost to build roads, runways, and bridges would increase by an estimated $104.6 billion throughout the next 20 years if coal fly ash is no longer available as a transportation construction building material, according to a new study by ...

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Editorial

Sep 01, 2011

Fixated on Funding By Therese Dunphy Political cowardice. It seems to be the only logical conclusion to the question of why, two years after the expiration of SAFETEA-LU, Congress has yet to pass a new long-term transportation bill. While there have been ...

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LaHood announces $1.58 billion for 27 major U.S. transit projects

Jun 28, 2011

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced $1.58 billion for 27 transit projects nationwide that will improve public transportation access for millions of Americans, while reducing our dependence on foreign oil and curbing air pollution. “Investing in a modern transportation network ...

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Final stimulus transit grant awarded: $2.2 million

Sep 30, 2010

The final grant for public transit under the the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), a.k.a. "the stimulus," was awarded on Sept. 29 when U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a $2.2 million grant for Indiana’s Greater Lafayette Public Transportation Corporation, ...

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Nevada DOT, CH2M Hill develop multimodal transportation master plan

Aug 23, 2010

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has retained CH2M Hill to lead the development of a system master plan for the I-15 corridor and its systemic connectors between Southern California and Northern Utah. Working with the I-15 Mobility Alliance comprised of ...

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