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Roundup: Voter Attitudes Towards Road Funding Alternatives

Voter Attitudes Towards Road Funding Alternatives Recently, several scholars at Indiana University published an article entitled Searching for a Tolerable Tax: Public Attitudes toward Roadway Financing Alternatives, which offered interesting insights regarding Americans’ appetites for funding infrastructure. The study ultimately explored the degree to which respondents were receptive to five revenue options: a mileage user fee; higher fuel taxes: increased…

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Roundup: August 1

Upcoming Events Webinar: Doing Business With Georgia Department of Transportation August 30, 2016   |   Time: 12:00-1:00pm   |   Your Computer Click here to register for this free webinar. Save the Date: 2016 Transportation Summit November 30, 2016   |   Athens, Georgia Transportation Industry News and Notes Union Pacific’s profit falls 19% in the midst of a sluggish freight year. Airline…

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Roundup: June 20, 2016

Upcoming Events 2016 Global Trade Outlook June 22, 2016   |   8:00-9:00 AM   |   Georgia Chamber of Commerce Join the Georgia Chamber and U.S. Chamber for a discussion over breakfast on the U.S. trade agenda in 2016, including the outlook for major international markets, prospects for the Trans-Pacific and Trans-Atlantic trade agreements, and other top trade issues on the policy agenda…

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Roundup: May 24, 2016

Funding Opportunities The FASTLANE Grant program of the United States Department of Transportation has received 212 grant applications totaling nearly $9.8 billion. National Issues Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged last week to wrap up work on a transportation appropriations measure. The measure also included $1.1 billion in funding to help combat the spread of the Zika virus. In the meantime,…

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