highway funding

GAO wants stronger oversight of highway partnerships

Jill Dunn | June 04, 2012

Federal Highway Administration partnerships with state transportation offices can pose risks, GAO says.

TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

Jill Dunn | May 02, 2012

Congress will begin reconciling reauthorization bills that contain significantly increased funding for a somewhat controversial loan program.

House passes highway funding extension bill

| April 20, 2012

The House of Representatives passed a bill to extend the federal highway funding through the end of September.

Brokers: Highway bill unlikely prior to election; more on the bond issue

| April 20, 2012

        With news of President Barack Obama's threat to veto any highway reauthorization or extension bill that comes to his desk with authorization of the Keystone XL Pipeline included, as it is in the House version ...

Highway bill faces veto threat

Jill Dunn | April 18, 2012

The White House has said it would veto a transportation funding bill that cleared the House Rules Committee due to its Keystone XL pipeline mandate.

DOT overwhelmed by TIGER grant requests

| April 06, 2012

DOT says the dollar amount requested in grant applications far exceeds the amount set aside for the program.

House passes three-month highway funding extension

| April 05, 2012

The Republican-backed plan would extend highway funding for three months, if signed into law.

DOT pegs annual road spending at $101B

| March 19, 2012

Report points to a sizeable gap between current spending and projected levels of investment needed to maintain the nation’s highways.

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