Highway Trust Fund

Transportation headlines, Tuesday, January 6

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Metro Board Member Pam O’Connor appointed to state task force on mileage-based user fees

Long-time Santa Monica Council Member and Metro Board Member Pam O’Connor has been appointed to a California Transportation Commission task force exploring milage-based user fees in the state. California and the federal government currently raise money for transportation projects by taxing each gallon of gasoline that motorists purchase. The problem is twofold: no one [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Wednesday, July 30

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Transportation headlines, Thursday, July 17

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  House passes interim fix for Highway Trust Fund (New York Times)  The U.S. House voted on Tuesday for a short-term fix to keep the Highway [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Thursday, July 10

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Dueling highway funding plans moving ahead in Congress (Bloomberg)  Both the House and Senate plans would shore up the Highway Trust Fund through next May; [continue reading]