Tag: highways


Arizona seeks public comment on five-year transportation plan

March 7, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is seeking public feedback through June 1 on its Tentative Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program. The plan will invest $2.6 billion in pavement and bridge preservation projects statewide over five years. This includes $669 […]

Impact & Regulations

NHTSA Plans Survey, Research to Find Out Why Drivers Speed

October 27, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

With continuing concerns about speeding on the nation’s highways, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration plans to conduct a survey-research effort to ask 1,500 drivers with one or more recent speeding tickets why they speed — and why others with […]

Travel & Public Transit

Idaho Transportation Board approves ‘unprecedented’ FY2023-2029 transportation plan

September 26, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The Idaho Transportation Board approved the recommended fiscal years 2023-2029 Idaho Transportation Investment Program at its September meeting. The seven-year investment plan is updated and approved annually. It includes summarized preliminary engineering, right-of-way acquisition, and construction costs for each project […]


Texas Adopts 10-Year, $85 Billion Transportation Planning Document

September 6, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

A 10-year Texas Department of Transportation plan to spend a record $85 billion to alleviate roadway congestion, enhance transportation safety and improve highways received the governor’s stamp of approval Aug. 30. “The state of Texas is working to ensure the […]

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

U.S. representatives introduce Transit Parity Resolution

December 17, 2020

Via: Transportation Today

More than 30 members of Congress, including U.S. Reps. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (D-IL), and Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), introduced legislation on Thursday calling for equal funding for transit and highways. Called the Transit Parity Resolution, the legislation would […]

Impact & Regulations

Conn. House Democrats Propose Trucks-Only Tolls for Transportation Funding

November 22, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

Leading Democratic lawmakers in the Connecticut House of Representatives have responded to Gov. Ned Lamont’s transportation investment plan with a proposal to toll only trucks. Lamont’s transportation plan, titled CT2030 and presented Nov. 7, outlines $14 billion in investment for […]

Impact & Regulations

FHWA awards $10M to 7 states to test new ways to fund highways

February 14, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is awarding $10.2 million in Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives (STSFA) grants to seven states to test new ways to finance highway and bridge projects. The program’s goal is to allow states to test user-based […]


Trump swings big

January 31, 2018

Via: Politico

SETTLING OUT? Last night, in his first State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump called on Congress to pass an infrastructure bill that generates $1.5 trillion (the latest iteration of this figure) and […]