Industry Studies & Reports

Well Within Reach: America’s New Transportation Agenda Report

October 29, 2010

DOWNLOADWell Within Reach:  America’s New Transportation Agenda Report (PDF Version)

David R. Goode National Transportation Policy Conference
Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia

Industry Studies & Reports

U.S. Council of Economic Advisors Infrastructure Report

October 29, 2010

DOWNLOAD: An Economic Analysis of Infrastructure Investment (printable PDF version)

A Report prepared by the Department of the Treasury with the Council of Economic Advisers

News

PennDOT lets another $82 million of projects in October

October 25, 2010

The state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) put out just over $82 million in projects in October bringing the year-to-date letting total to $1.73 billion.  To date, the department has let a total of 773 projects worth $1.733 billion. Despite the recent rejection of tolls on I-80, PennDOT still anticipates meeting their 2010 letting goal of $1.8 billion.  Read more

News

Where it all began

October 22, 2010

When it comes to understanding Pennsylvania’s highway funding woes, few editorial boards can claim to have a better grasp than that of the Washington Observer-Reporter.

It was in this newspaper’s circulation area that the state’s transportation funding crisis became “official.” In December 2005, a bridge carrying Lakeview Drive traffic collapsed onto Interstate 70 in Washington County, and the funding problem became much more than a few project engineers and construction executives wringing their hands over the shrinking resources of PennDOT. Read more

Video

The Crumbling of America

October 15, 2010

America’s infrastructure is crumbling right before our eyes and we are doing little to prevent it.