U.S. Chamber of Commerce unveils 4-point plan to modernize nation’s infrastructure

By Aaron Martin  |  January 19, 2018

With freight volumes projected to increase by 45 percent by 2045 and the nation’s roadways deteriorating under years of deferred maintenance and wear and tear, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce unveiled a sweeping plan for infrastructure modernization and investment on Thursday. The four-point plan calls for increasing the federal user fee by 25 cents, creating new public and private financing and funding options for infrastructure projects, streamlining permitting and approvals, and leveraging ...

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House subcommittee urges TSA to speed up implementation of CT scanners at airports

By Liz Carey |
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By Aaron Martin |
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By Melina Druga |
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Washington delegation presses Transportation Department on adherence to 2015 transportation law

By Chris Galford |
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Transportation Department seeks public comment on policy update for automated vehicles

By Aaron Martin |
January 12, 2018

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) issued calls Wednesday for transportation industry stakeholders to submit ...Read More »

Congressional caucus recommends bipartisan U.S. infrastructure solutions

By Kim Riley |
January 11, 2018

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Multi-year reconstruction of Rhode Island’s 6-10 Interchange begins

By Aaron Martin |
January 11, 2018

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Witnesses push for billions in water infrastructure funding during Senate hearing

By Liz Carey |
January 10, 2018

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Transportation Department seeks to enhance highway safety with new pilot programs

By Aaron Martin |
January 10, 2018

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