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Still Time to Tell Congressional Candidates to Fix the Highway Trust Fund!

There are less than two weeks before a hotly contested election where both parties are jockeying for leverage in the U.S. House of Representatives and control of the Senate. That means the iron is still hot and it’s time to strike to make sure the individuals vying to represent you know the importance of increasing […]

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Penny for Progress – Vote Yes November 4th!

On November 4, 2014, the citizens of Lexington County will have the opportunity to address an important question regarding the Penny for Progress in Lexington County, South Carolina. The Penny for Progress program is a funding mechanism for infrastructure needs within Lexington County, South Carolina. This program has been implemented in other Counties in South […]

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DOT Publishes Final Revisions to DBE Rule

The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) October 2 published its revisions to the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program rule, the culmination of a 25-month rulemaking process.  The 58-page document encompasses numerous changes to the way U.S. DOT and state and local transportation agencies will administer the program on federal-aid highway, transit and airport construction […]

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New Banking Rules Exacerbate Problems Caused by Highway Trust Fund Uncertainty

ARTBA wrote a September 4  letter to Congressional leaders warning that new federal banking rules “will further impede state transportation planning and investments across the nation.” Rules announced last week by the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation will preclude banks from using municipal […]

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How to Start Fixing Transportation

When will we finally get realistic about our transportation needs on the federal and state levels? Today, two local experts take a crack at putting the diminished Federal Highway Trust Fund and gas tax into perspective. The transit leader says its time to fix the balance between road and transit funding, while Libertarian policy analysts […]

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Penny for Progress

On November 4, 2014, the citizens of Lexington County will have the opportunity to address an important question regarding the Penny for Progress in Lexington County, South Carolina. The Penny for Progress program is a funding mechanism for infrastructure needs within Lexington County, South Carolina. This program has been implemented in other Counties in South […]

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