Roads and Bridges

May 16, 2017, 2pm PDT
The U.S. Conference of Mayors, eager to work with the White House on promised legislation regarding infrastructure, has created a task force to work with President Trump.
The Hill
April 13, 2017, 12pm PDT
Henry Grabar argues that the United States has already too many roads, and the burden of maintenance costs and the sprawl encouraged by road-building should make new roads and bridges the country's last priority.
Slate
November 7, 2016, 2pm PST
Trump plans to authorize $137 billion in tax credits to private construction companies to build projects with tolls and other future cash streams to them to spur building and the economy.
The Washington Post
September 15, 2016, 12pm PDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will go out to bid on a design-build contract to reconstruct the Routes 6 and 10 interchange in Providence, with the hope of completing construction in four years. Some will remember what might have been.
Providence Journal
April 6, 2016, 1pm PDT
There's good news and bad news in a new report on the state of transportation infrastructure in the state of Illinois.
Chi.Streetsblog
December 3, 2015, 2pm PST
The New York Times created a "Room for Debate" feature offering four points of view on the subject of infrastructure repair.
The New York Times
February 26, 2014, 2pm PST
The White House announced its intentions to propose a $300 billion plan to “address the funding crisis facing our surface transportation programs and to increase infrastructure investment.”
The Hill