Tag: Washington D.C.

Congress’s transportation problems (and projects)

Congress’s transportation problems (and projects)

| March 17, 2015

Congress is currently facing a tempest of transportation issues. First and foremost is the impending budget deadline, fast approaching on May 31, but there are other looming problems and projects, too, including regulatory agency vacancies that are drawing attention to transportation safety, as well as renewed efforts to reinstate Amtrak service between New Orleans and […]

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Funding gaps threaten transportation projects of all sizes

Funding gaps threaten transportation projects of all sizes

| December 2, 2014

The struggles of the federal Highway Trust Fund continue to affect states and regions throughout the United States. The fuel taxes that power the fund haven’t increased in two decades; here’s what a few state and local governments are reporting about their transportation finance situations. Texas Despite the passage of Proposition 1, which will funnel […]

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The Washington D.C. parking nightmare: y u no have garages?

The Washington D.C. parking nightmare: y u no have garages?

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

We’ve harped about D.C. before, but it’s not just us saying it – Washington D.C.’s parking is a nightmare and its transport a national shame; a report from Texas A&M’s Transportation Institute says it’s not just run-of-the-mill bad, it’s the worst in the country. Part of the problem is baked into the pie. With the […]

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