Researchers at the University of Minnesota-Duluth want to hit the road running with a patented repair method that could change the way transportation departments repair potholes and other pavement defects.Read More »
In the construction industry, injuries commonly lead to more expenses than just the hard cost of a claim. An injured employee not only brings about lost wages, medical expenses, and rehabilitation costs but also can lead to reduced efficiency, added overtime pay, additional administrative work and moreRead More »
Ever since serving on the Transportation Research Board special committee on the long-term viability of fuel taxes in 2005, I have been persuaded that per-gallon fuel taxes are not a sustainable source of funding for 21st-century roadways. A subsequent national commission in 2008 (on which my Reason colleague Adrian Moore served) concluded that charging per mile rather than per gallon of fuel would be the best replacement funding source. But can that difficult transition be made?
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