By Sean Lengell | 07/30/14 05:05 PM
With Congress poised this week to pass a temporary measure to fund road, transit and rail programs, it likely will have a greater direct impact on Americans than most congressional initiatives this year.
07/29/14 08:38 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to the states into December but only after rejecting the House's reliance on what lawmakers called a funding "gimmick" and moving to force a post-election debate on whether to raise gasoline taxes. The House could...
By Mark Tapscott | 07/29/14 09:05 AM
Traffic getting worse during commuter hours? Potholes from last winter still not filled? Don't understand why bike lanes are suddenly so important?
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/28/14 03:26 PM
The House this afternoon quickly approved a measure to allow airlines to advertise the base ticket fair to consumers while excluding the government fees and taxes that can add as much as 20 percent to the cost.
07/28/14 12:30 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Construction is starting on a long-awaited commuter light rail project linking downtown Detroit to the city's New Center area. Woodward Avenue from Adams Street south to Campus Martius will be closed about 120 days for M-1 Rail work. The roadway was shut Monday. Crews will...
07/27/14 02:45 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two U.S. legislators on Sunday urged the government to study whether American passenger jets should be equipped with devices protecting them against missiles like the one that brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine and projectiles fired near Tel Aviv's airport. U.S....
07/27/14 12:00 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — At the nation's busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing air-conditioning system helped along by old-fashioned floor fans. Dark corridors of Manhattan's aging Port Authority Bus Terminal are populated by...
By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 03:14 PM
The effort is a response to a number of recent derailments and explosions that have increased partly because of booming oil production in the Bakken shale formation in North Dakota and Montana.
By Steve Doty | 07/21/14 02:33 PM
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said Monday that he and the previous 11 transportation secretaries will release an open letter to Congress demanding action on a long-term transportation investment plan.
By Zack Colman | 07/17/14 04:30 PM
The Highway Trust Fund is broken. Slated to run out of money by Aug. 1, the fund has relied on an 18.4-cent per gallon gasoline tax last raised in 1993.
By Brian Hughes | 07/17/14 03:59 PM
Transportation funding relies on data, but White House's recent rating of "poor"-condition roads in D.C. shows the numbers are all over the lot.
07/17/14 09:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — After four years of negotiations — and weeks of fretting by 300,000 daily riders about a possible strike — unions and management at the nation's largest commuter railroad reached a tentative contract agreement Thursday. The deal announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who personally got...
07/17/14 07:46 PM
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Barack Obama announced a new program Thursday to attract more private money to help pay to build new roads and bridges as he criticized Congress for refusing to approve a more lasting source of funding. The new program is designed to encourage collaboration...
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/17/14 04:24 PM
President Obama traveled to Delaware on Thursday to announce a new infrastructure initiative aimed at partnering the private and public sectors.
By Steve Doty | 07/17/14 07:49 AM
President Obama today will travel to Delaware where he'll announced a new infrastructure initiative at the Port of Wilmington.
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