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Bill Cramer
On November 4, a number of transportation funding initiatives appeared on state and local ballots. Clearly, state and local governments are looking for ways to fund their infrastructure needs. In Maryland and Wisconsin, voters amended their state... Read More
Bill Cramer
With the U.S. Congress and the White House set to begin sorting out their dynamics and priorities after today’s elections, the timing may have been just right for President Barack Obama to officially proclaim November 2014 as Critical Infrastructure... Read More
Bill Cramer
Now that nearly 1,000 participants have had a chance to get home and catch their breath after IBTTA’s 82nd Annual Meeting and Exhibition in mid-September, here are some of the biggest takeaways from three intensive days of discussion, listening,... Read More
Julie Shoop
Long after the storm of the century, the people of New Jersey are still putting to rights the things that Hurricane Sandy tore apart in October 2012. In some cases, that means upgrades as simple as a fresh coat of paint and a new fence. Those were... Read More
Bill Cramer
British Columbia’s Transportation Investment Corporation has reduced travel times along the busy Port Mann/Highway 1 corridor by up to 50 percent, saving drivers an hour per daily commute, with a regional infrastructure project that included... Read More
Bill Cramer - Mitchell Beer
In an October 1 blog post on The Huffington Post, Joseph Kopser, RideScout™ CEO and Iraq war veteran connects the dots between the 2.9 billion gallons of fuel that American drivers idle away in congestion each year, the U.S. service members who “... Read More
Bill Cramer
Manufacturers Issue Clarion Call for Highway Infrastructure Investment When elected officials look to the private sector as the engine that will drive economic growth and create jobs, they usually have the manufacturing industries in mind. Last week... Read More
Bill Cramer
The Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) has been an important source of credit assistance for some U.S. tolling agencies, helping to get projects built that might not otherwise have been possible. While the program has... Read More
Bill Cramer
More than four-fifths of Americans would endorse tolling on existing highways, including existing interstates, according to the latest America THINKS poll, released this week by HNTB Corporation during IBTTA’s 82nd Annual Meeting and Exhibition in... Read More
Bill Cramer
Texas Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) and Victor Mendez, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, were among the luminaries who addressed one thousand attendees at IBTTA's 82nd Annual Meeting and Exhibition this week, Sept. 14-17.... Read More

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