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Tariffs

July 16, 2019, 7am PDT
A 25 percent tariff on steel imports could eventually be passed to transit riders in the form of higher fares.
The Chicago Tribune
May 14, 2019, 12pm PDT
Depending on the type of bicycle for sale, the price may jump 25 percent due to new tariffs paid by importers and consumers (not China as the president would have you think) if it arrives in the United States after June 1.
Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
October 17, 2018, 1pm PDT
The new IPCC report calls for decarbonization of transportation. While many cities are attempting to do their part, two recent federal developments in trade policy and tax legislation threaten to will make progress more difficult.
CityLab
September 15, 2018, 11am PDT
With the price of steel increasing significantly since the beginning of the year, the construction industry has little choice but to build through a more expensive process.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
August 5, 2018, 5am PDT
On Thursday, the U.S. DOT and U.S. EPA announced one of the Trump administration's most consequential rollbacks of environmental and efficiency regulations that will have a detrimental effect on climate change, air pollution, and oil consumption.
The Washington Post
July 26, 2018, 6am PDT
Manufacturers of electric bicycles, also known as pedal-assisted bikes and e-bikes, could be next on the Trump Administration's list for tariffs.
Streetsblog USA
July 19, 2018, 1pm PDT
Housing starts haven't ben this low in nine months, according to new data released by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Reuters
July 3, 2018, 9am PDT
Rebuilding America's infrastructure, as promised on the campaign trail and in the first year and a half of the Trump Administration, will get a lot harder when the price of steel has gone up by 40 percent since the beginning of 2018.
AP News
June 16, 2018, 7am PDT
The Trump Administration's tariffs on Canadian lumber are passing costs down to homebuyers, according to industry experts.
The Dallas Morning News
April 25, 2017, 12pm PDT
Home buyers are likely to pay the cost of a recent decision by the U.S. Commerce Department.
The New York Times