As the Highway Trust Fund's insolvency looms, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) has introduced a highway funding plan that would repeal the federal gas tax in favor of other funding options, like taxing oil barrels and ...
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx is on the road this week pushing the Obama administration's four-year $302 billion plan and making localities and citizens aware of the Highway Trust Fund's nosedive.
Key transportation leaders in the U.S. Senate have agreed to several priorities for the next highway bill, with the two key elements being passing a longer-term bill and maintaining current highway spending levels.
With Highway Trust Fund bankruptcy and the expiration of the MAP-21 act looming, here's a look at some of the key proposals so far to stabilize highway money and fund the next bill.
Several trucking companies and trucking trade groups have joined a band of other business and consumer organizations to form an anti-tolling group who says its mission is to keep existing interstates toll-free.
Finding a solution to stabilizing the U.S.' Highway Trust Fund is not only critical to saving jobs but actually saves the country money in the long term, said U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx. The ...
President Barack Obama laid out Wednesday a four-year, $302 billion highway funding plan proposal, calling on Congress to enact tax reform as a means of finding money to fund the Highway Trust fund and increase ...
More voices in support of raising fuel taxes as a means to fund the nation's attention-starved highways came this week at a Senate committee held to discuss creation of the next highway reauthorization bill.
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