House Panel: DOT's $247B Proposal Not Enough for Nation's Needs
- House Green-Lights $90 Billion Plan, Gives Amtrack $900 Million. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;9/11/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31717, p5
Reports on provisions of a multi-billion dollar fiscal year 2004 spending bill for the U.S. Transportation and Treasury departments approved by the U.S. House of Representatives. Amount to be spent on highway development; Approved amount of funds to be spent on mass transit projects; Money to...
- Washington Observer. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/12/2005, Vol. 255 Issue 23, p9
The article presents news briefs related to the construction industry in the U.S. According to officials of various construction firms, there are shortcomings in an immigration bill that was scheduled to be discussed by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on December 8, 2005. The Associated...
- Public information and information exchange. // Public Roads;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p54
Presents information which are of interest to the highway community. Celebration of the 30th anniversary of the United States (US) Department of Transportation; Staging of a live car/train crash with emergency response by the US Department of Navy's Naval Surface Warfare Center and Indiana...
- Curbing the Carnage. Friel, Brian // National Journal;6/25/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 26, p2040
Examines the provisions of the pending federal highway bill to address the increasing traffic fatality rate in the U.S. Efforts of the Transportation Department to encourage U.S. states to adopt primary seat belt laws; Restriction of penalties for repeat drunk driving offenders under both House...
- US releases cash for highways. // International Construction;Dec98, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p6
Reports that the United States Department of Transportation has released funds for road construction projects in 1999. Details of the distribution of the budget.
- Spanning the News. DePoy, Traci J. // Roads & Bridges;Sep98, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p18
Presents news briefs on highways in the United States (US). Pending appropriation bills for the US Department of Transportation; Meeting between David R. Kraemer, 1998 chairman of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association and US President Bill Clinton; Technical guidance for...
- Hwy. 281 One Step Closer To Tolls-- Whether The Public Wants Them Or Not. // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX);8/22/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 34, p1
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Highway Administration has granted approval on the proposed addition of tolled lanes for U.S. Highway 81.
- The highway economic requirements system: An introduction... McElroy, Regina // Public Roads;Dec92, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p104
Discusses the Highway Economic Requirements System (HERS) of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Use of analytical technique and software user interface; Implications on the use of analytical technique; Variables of software user interface; Reason why HERS was used in quantifying highway...
- DOT Puts Marine Highway in the Fast Lane. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);8/16/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 33, p8
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has launched its Marine Highway Program, which consists of eight marine highway projects that will bypass congested road and rail networks using waterway traffic.