A Senate panel on Wednesday easily advanced President Joe Biden's nomination of Pete Buttigieg to be transportation secretary, setting up a final confirmation vote for a key role in Biden's push to rebuild the nation's infrastructure and confront climate change.Read More »
The massive COVID-19 relief bill passed by Congress on Monday promises to help Wisconsin's transportation fund cope revenue shortfalls brought on by the pandemic even as it provides tax relief to businesses that took out a Paycheck Protection loan earlier this year.
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Most think-tank pundits are well aware of the likelihood that their best recommendations are likely to take years, if not decades, to bear fruit. So Robert Poole of the Reason Foundation, an organization that seeks to apply free-market answers to ...Read More »
Sticking closer to home because of COVID-19 has shown many people what cities can be like with less traffic, noise, congestion and pollution. Roads and parking lots devoted to cars take up a lot of land. For example, in Phoenix, Los Angeles and New York City these spaces account for over one-third of each city's total area.Read More »
ON THE LEVEL: At WTDA, Jackson sees coronavirus putting stress on already strained transportation system
As is true for so many aspects of modern life, the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t so much revealed weaknesses in the state’s transportation as made long-recognized faults even more apparent.Read More »
Gov. Tony Evers announced Wednesday that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will give out about $75 million in grants to 152 local transportation projects, a one-time shot in the arm for the state's local roads.Read More »
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has received bids for more than $140 million worth of work in response to its February bid letting.
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