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April 2, 2012

Report: Uncertain fed funds may delay transportation projects

Such deferrals could hurt an entity's credit if capital costs escalate over time, putting the system at risk. Conversely, proceeding with such projects could also hurt the credit rating if the resulting liquidity and debt levels are not already reflected in the rating.


December 20, 2011

Poll: Majority of Americans oppose hiking fed gas tax

A new Reason-Rupe poll finds 77% of Americans oppose increasing the federal gas tax, while just 19% favor raising the tax, which is currently 18.4 cents a gallon.


November 12, 2009

ARRA reaches 10,000 U.S. transportation projects

To date, $48.1 billion has been made available for highway, road, transit, bridge and airport construction and repairs nationwide. Of that, $30.6 billion already has been obligated to fund 10,041 approved projects in 53 U.S. States and Territories, with 6,547 transportation projects underway.


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