highway funding

Let’s not forget — Congress now has just 365 days to pass a highway funding bill

| October 01, 2013

In light of Congress' inability to handle passing a general budget, how will it be able to pass another highway bill? Trucking needs to prepare itself to be involved in the process, writes Kevin Jones.

N.C. further limits tolling with legislation

| August 29, 2013

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has signed the second of two bills that limit the state’s ability to toll existing lanes.

I-40 lanes back open in Arkansas

| July 04, 2013

"Interstate truckers need a good federal highway system. The price we pay is regulation. Want the feds out of your business? Get used to sitting around in local traffic."

Dear American people: ‘You are about to be tracked 24/7′

| March 09, 2013

Would you install an in-vehicle tracking device for an insurance discount? Most consumers wouldn't, which makes all the talk of a vehicle-miles-traveled highway tax all the more mystifying.

Highway subcommittee chair talks highway usage tax, infrastructure

| February 28, 2013

Rep. Thomas Petri said a vehicle miles traveled tax — a highway usage fee, essentially — may be a source of revenue for highway funding in the future.

States must use unspent earmarked highway funding or lose it

| August 20, 2012

The White House on Friday, Aug. 17, made more than $470 million in unspent earmarks available immediately to states for projects to improve the nation’s infrastructure.

DOT awards $363M in grants for highway projects

| August 03, 2012

The DOT has made available more than $363 million in grants to fund highway improvements in all 50 states.

No consensus yet on highway funding bill

Jill Dunn | June 11, 2012

Worry remains over whether congress can agree on long-term surface transportation funding before the current stop-gap funding bill expires June 30.

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