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Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Connecticut Governor Orders Highway Toll Study

July 18, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

Despite his lame-duck status, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is ordering a $10 million study on placing electronic tolls on the state’s highways and finding ways to fund needed transportation improvements. “As Connecticut’s General Assembly and next governor consider how […]


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North Carolina Legislature Advances Bill That Would Offer Funding Tool for Highway Projects

June 19, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

The North Carolina legislature recently passed a bill that would provide a financing tool to support highway projects. The bill, called the Build North Carolina Bond Act, passed through the House June 12 and now goes to the governor’s desk. […]


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The Brilliant Vigilance of Seattle’s Huge New SR-99 Tunnel

June 13, 2018

Via: Wired

A fire caused by a car crash, inside a 2.5-mile tunnel under a major American city. It’s a terrifying idea, but if you want that kind of problem to ignite anywhere, it’s in the stretch of State Route 99 that, […]


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The neverending infrastructure story

May 25, 2018

Via: Politico

Infrastructure Week became infrastructure weeks, and the months may yet turn into years, dear MT readers. Our Lauren Gardner writes: “With President Donald Trump’s big infrastructure vision resigned to claiming small wins among expected reauthorizations, lobbyists are beginning to look […]


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It’s always infrastructure week

May 11, 2018

Via: Politico

House Republican leaders have dumped thousands of dollars into a campaign in California to repeal the state’s 2017 gas tax hike via ballot measure in “a move that stands in contrast to the Trump administration’s preference that states cough up […]


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Let’s do the infrastructure limbo rock

April 5, 2018

Via: Politico

With Tuesday’s news that White House infrastructure guru DJ Gribbin is leaving his post, Beltway infrastructure geeks got existential: What does it all mean? Gribbin was the infrastructure plan’s architect and a point person for lobbyists around town working the […]


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Stumping for infrastructure

March 29, 2018

Via: Politico

President Donald Trump heads to Richfield, Ohio, today to talk up his infrastructure proposal — his first trip to trumpet the plan since the principles document came out in February. The Ohio excursion comes after weeks of op-eds from Cabinet […]


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This week packed with budget, infrastructure hearings

March 12, 2018

Via: Politico

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is scheduled to appear before the House Appropriations Transportation-HUD Subcommittee on Thursday, and MT is here to refresh your memory of President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2019 budget proposal. His budget calls for a 19 percent cut […]


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An infrastructure windfall approaches

March 2, 2018

Via: Politico

A ‘YUGE’ DOWN PAYMENT: An infrastructure windfall is in the offing, and it’s coming not thanks to the White House, but to appropriators working behind the scenes to allocate billions set aside for such projects in the recent budget deal. […]


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Another infrastructure week in the offing

February 20, 2018

Via: Politico

INFRASTRUCTURE WEEK V.?: After this week’s recess, Congress has just 16 legislative days (based on the current schedule) to reauthorize the FAA. And funding is set to run out the first week of the next break — the traditional two-week […]