Monthly Archives: September 2013

Study Shows That Americans Don’t Pay Enough For Roads

Unbeknownst to many Americans, the United States is headed toward a transportation infrastructure funding crisis. The Highway Trust Fund, which funds the country’s transportation spending, will be insolvent by 2015, and Congress has yet to develop a plan to keep it solvent. Most Americans don’t know how transportation infrastructure is funded, and most Americans believe […]

2013 Hoops for Hope Congressional All-Star Classic Pictures

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DOT Announces TIGER Grant Recipients

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced this morning the recipients of $474 million in grants under the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. The funds will go toward 52 transportation projects in 37 states. TIGER grants go toward capital investments in infrastructure, and are awarded competitively. The funds are intended to supplement spending from […]