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Transportation Funding

Advocates warn of transportation funding drop-off

Advocates warn of transportation funding drop-off

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | An influential group of Illinois transportation advocates is warning lawmakers of a drop-off in spending on roads and bridges and pointing out a murky federal funding picture as it tries to bolster its case for an aggressive tax plan it says would provide sound financing.

April 28, 2014 3:49 pm

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Cook County provides forum for connecting

Regional needs like transportation funding and other infrastructure investments seem to be getting lots of media attention lately.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Ill. group proposes higher gas tax to improve roads

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A transportation group is proposing a plan to change the way Illinois pays for road construction, including an increase in gas taxes.

April 01, 2014 12:40 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: Trust local officials to do what's right

Why would mayors around the state support mass transit legislation that only affects central Indiana residents?

March 24, 2013 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Pick up speed on transportation bill

DOUG ROSS: Pick up speed on transportation bill

Cross your fingers for the federal transportation bill now before a congressional conference committee. If the negotiations collapse, it would reinforce Americans' already intense disgust with Congress. 

June 01, 2012 12:00 am

Illinois coalition looks to Washington for road fund help

SPRINGFIELD | A coalition of Illinois business and labor groups is hoping for what would likely be an election year miracle in Washington, D.C.

December 21, 2011 6:15 pm
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