CTP hails bipartisan bill giving states option to raise interstate weight limits
- Coalition backs higher weight. // Overdrive;Jul2009, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p11
The article reports on the launched of the Coalition for Transportation Productivity (CTP) by more than 100 shippers and other parties in the U.S. on June 8, 2009. It specifies that the coalition's formation intended to urge the Congress to raise the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2009...
- Fighting Over the Pump. Natter, Ari // Traffic World;9/8/2008, Vol. 272 Issue 36, p16
The article discusses the conflict over the fuel surcharge legislation in the U.S. in 2008. It relates that Transportation Intermediaries Association's (TIA) director of government affairs, John T. Stirrup has gone to the Republican National Convention to appeal against the fuel surcharge...
- Transportation Efforts Hit Roadblocks. Dutton, Audrey // Bond Buyer;3/3/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33275, p1
The article reports on the factors that prevent the passage of a new multiyear transportation bill in the U.S.
- Obama 'Principles' Coming in 90 Days. Dutton, Audrey // Bond Buyer;3/4/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33276, p1
The article reports on the unveiling of the new multi-year transportation bill of President Barack Obama's administration in the U.S. until June 2010.
- Plan for $50B of Funding Garners Some High Praise. Dutton, Audrey // Bond Buyer;10/13/2010, Vol. 374 Issue 33397, p5
The article reports on the effort of President Barack Obama to work on a plan for a multi-year transportation bill in the U.S.
- Congressional transportation bill passes. Lindsey, Kelley // Public Works;Aug2012, Vol. 143 Issue 9, p13
The article focuses on the long-disputed federal transportation bill, which has finally been passed by both houses of the U.S. Congress.
- A great decision for owner-operators. Seaton, Henry // Commercial Carrier Journal;Nov2009, Vol. 166 Issue 11, p32
The article presents an answer to the question on the "doctrine of preemption" contained in the U.S. Commerce Clause of the Constitution and how it has been used to thwart the enforcement of California state legislation which reclassifies transport owner-operators as employees.
- Highway bill faces more delay. Laing, Keith // Hill;2/27/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 24, p18
The article reports on the effort of U.S. lawmakers to pass new transportation bills in 2012.
- Highway bill approved. // International Construction;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p6
The article focuses on the approval of the Surface Transportation Bill to extend the U.S. federal surface transportation programmes in the country.