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2013-05-28 12:20:13

Poll Finds Transportation Infrastructure Investment Seen as Core Function of Federal Government WASHINGTON, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many Americans are not sure how much money we personally pay every month to maintain and improve the roads, bridges and public transit we use. But 75 to 80 percent of us say having safe, efficient and well-maintained transportation infrastructure is at least, if not more, important to our personal livelihood and well-being than good...

2013-05-24 12:20:33

"Our Nation's Approach to Transportation Infrastructure is Functionally Obsolete" WASHINGTON, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA, made the following statement today regarding the collapse of the Interstate 5 Bridge over the Skagit River in Washington State: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) Our nation's approach to transportation infrastructure is functionally obsolete. How many more bridges must...

2013-03-21 20:20:25

TORONTO, March 21, 2013 /CNW/ - IBI Group Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: IBG) today announced its financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2012. Recovery Program The recession that occurred in the fourth quarter of 2009 and its impact on the economies of the United States and Europe, impacted IBI Group initially in the housing sector, in which IBI had relatively high exposure. IBI projects in social and transportation infrastructure have also been affected....

2011-01-06 15:03:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, the U.S. House repealed the mechanism that assured critical federal transportation investments in highway and transit occur in a predictable way. The resulting uncertainty makes it difficult for states to undertake multi-year transportation projects, potentially leading to dire consequences for every American. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2010-12-08 09:00:00

Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center's National Transportation Policy Project and the National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission say that continuing our existing transportation policies "will further damage our economic health" WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission and the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) National Transportation Policy Project today called on the...

2009-02-25 07:56:00

The current federal motor fuels tax is unsustainable over the long term. WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bi-partisan Congressionally-created commission will urge lawmakers to fundamentally shift the way the federal government collects revenues to fund transportation infrastructure. Culminating nearly two years of study and deliberation, the National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission will offer its consensus view and roadmap for sweeping reform of the...

2008-12-04 16:24:00

DETROIT, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A leader in the construction industry today called for the implementation by Governor Granholm and the Legislature of two reports which would create thousands of jobs and give the state's economy a badly needed infusion of billions of dollars in new revenue. S. Evan Weiner, chief operating officer of the Edw. C. Levy Co. which for more than 90 years has been one of the state's top integrated construction materials companies, said that in the...

2008-10-02 12:00:00

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Hugh Ryan of Ryan Wellnitz & Associates for CIRI, +1- 401-246-2300, hryan@ryanwellnitz.com WARWICK, R.I., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rhode Island ballot Referendum 1 this November will give voters the opportunity to approve $87.2 million in state transportation bonds. In combination with $436 million in federal matching funds over two years, the bonds will provide $523 million for necessary construction and repair of highways and bridges, and...