While public officials continue to discuss ways to fund a new surface transportation authorization, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has updated its popular matrix of revenue generating options with new...
Just two months before next week's midterm elections, the Obama administration in September awarded the biggest share of almost $600 million in economic stimulus-based transportation grants to projects in districts with a Democratic congressman even...
Seven projects in Allegheny County are among 86 in the state that will benefit from a multimodal fund that was created in the transportation bill that the Legislature and Gov. Tom Corbett approved last year.
Louisiana lawmakers want to change their constitution to allow for the creation of a state infrastructure bank. Maryland and Wisconsin legislators, meanwhile, want to seal off transportation money from being used for other purposes.
VIA Metropolitan Transit trustees on Tuesday seemed encouraged by a proposal for a downtown shuttle to move passengers between restaurants and arts venues, but they stopped short of approving a three-month pilot program.
County officials from across the Twin Cities area say St. Paul is taking too big of a bite out of the Metropolitan Mosquito Control Commission for street improvements made during construction of the Green Line light rail.
The streetcar project faces a potential make-or-break moment next spring when advocates likely will ask downtown residents and property owners to vote on a $30M tax on properties within three blocks of the proposed line.
The four political action committees fighting it out over the city's $1 billion rail-and-roads ballot proposal -- one group for it, three against -- reported another $706,000 of donations and loans over the past month.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's efforts to position himself as a champion of higher wages continued Monday with his administration's announcement that the Chicago Housing Authority has agreed to his suggestion to require contractors and subcontractors to pay...
All Aboard Florida-related companies and officials spent more than $3.5 million on campaign contributions and lobbying fees at the state and national level in the last five years, a Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers investigation found.
The sales tax would go toward four areas: $250 million to expand an existing water supply, $80 million for job development, $39.8 million for transit and $27.8 million for street maintenance and repair.
For voters who don't pay close attention to city politics, two Kansas City ballot questions Nov. 4 will leave them scratching their heads. But it's just another episode in the political theater featuring perennial petitioner and veteran transit activist...
As the United States economy stagnated, public-private partnerships flourished. In a new report released Oct. 20, the USC Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy examines 21 federal offices that have emerged to catalyze government partnerships with...
The Transit Authority of Marin (TAM) celebrated the 10th anniversary of the passage of Measure A with a champagne toast on Saturday at a workshop with the surprisingly sexy title, "Exploring the Confluence of Funding and Desire."
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez will join RTC officials to celebrate the transportation infrastructure investment in the 4th Street/Prater Way Corridor, helping create employment
A deal between Mayor Bill Peduto's administration and a city councilwoman will allow a transit-oriented development study for Uptown to go forward amicably while preserving funding for a North Side community center.
Improving funding for transit and roads in Polk County is key to dealing with a changing workforce and an aging population, and action needs to be taken now instead of waiting, panelists told a crowd gathered for a forum Wednesday.