Tagged: Infrastructure

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Bill Targets Truck Excise Tax

Bipartisan legislation to repeal the 12-percent federal excise tax (FET) on the sale of heavy-duty trucks and trailers is getting “strong support” from American Trucking Associations (ATA) and Modernize the Truck Fleet (MTF), a coalition…

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EV Expansion Plan Includes Trucking

The Biden administration has confirmed that the trucking industry will be included in its electric vehicle (EV) expansion strategy and will be eligible for federal grants.
A new guidance document released in April by U.S…

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Congress Offers Infrastructure Bill

House Democrats rolled out a $500 billion draft transportation infrastructure bill on June 3 that includes significant investments in the country’s aging roads and bridges, along with a call to strengthen rear under-ride guard standards…

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47,052 Bridges Deficient, Report Says

The length of America’s structurally deficient bridges, if placed end-to-end, would span nearly 1,100 miles, the distance between Chicago and Houston, a new examination of federal government data shows. And it’s a problem that hits…

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Ports Seek Infrastructure Funding

In written and oral testimony before a hearing of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) said that “nowhere in the country are there such stark examples…

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