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With failure of gas tax, Missouri transportation budget may face rocky road

Voters’ sound defeat of a proposition to raise Missouri’s gas tax by 10 cents makes the state’s path to improving its crumbling roads and bridges less clear. Supporters of the increase are planning their next steps, KCUR reports. One backer .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

MTA considering fare, toll hikes to reduce deficit

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is considering raising fares and tolls next March across the New York region to plug a budget deficit that is expected to be almost $1 billion by 2022—even... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 16th, 2018

Investigators to issue final report of fatal Southwest accident after hearing

The National Transportation Safety Board held an investigative hearing Wednesday discussing the facts around the April 17 accident where a passenger died on Southwest flight 1380 after an engine failure. Representatives from the parties involved .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2018

Investigators to issue final report of fatal Southwest accident after hearing

The National Transportation Safety Board held an investigative hearing Wednesday discussing the facts around the April 17 accident where a passenger died on Southwest flight 1380 after an engine failure. Representatives from the parties involved .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2018

Italy stands by main pillars of budget as EU deadline nears

Italy stood by the main pillars of its 2019 budget on Friday, as a deadline neared for it to change what Brussels called overly optimistic economic assumptions or face penalties for breaking EU fiscal rules. Francis Maguire reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 9th, 2018

Cadillac Cancels Car-Subscription Service

General Motors is winding down a car-subscription service it rolled out nearly two years ago for Cadillac, underscoring the challenges traditional car makers face as they try to diversify into new transportation offerings......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 3rd, 2018

MarketWatch First Take: Profit secured and Musk behaving, but Tesla still has a long way to go

Eight years into a rocky journey on the public markets, Tesla Inc. appears to have hit a smoother road, but that doesn’t mean the trip is anywhere near complete......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 24th, 2018

How an academic found incumbent governors manipulated the labor market in the run-up to elections

Governors face every temptation to put their thumb on the scale in the run-up to an election. Veto budget cuts. Hold off on that hiring freeze. But it's always been difficult to prove that such manipulation happened on a nationwide scale......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 18th, 2018

Why public transportation works better outside the US

The widespread failure of American mass transit is usually blamed on cheap gas and suburban sprawl. But the full story of why other countries succeed is more complicated......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 14th, 2018

Why public transportation works better outside the US

The widespread failure of American mass transit is usually blamed on cheap gas and suburban sprawl. But the full story of why other countries succeed is more complicated......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 14th, 2018

Try This For a Long Road Trip: 6,000 Miles, an 18-Wheeler and Your Spouse

With truck drivers in demand, married couples take on team driving gigs. ‘We’re in each other’s face 24/7 sometimes.’.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 27th, 2018

Infrastructure projects around Mazda Toyota plant move forward

While site preparation continues at the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA campus in Limestone County, the Rocket City is preparing road and rail infrastructure. Huntsville applied for an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to fu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2018

EU takes action against UK over customs duties

The European Union is taking further legal steps against Britain over its alleged failure to effectively prevent customs duties fraud, which is hurting the EU's budget......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 24th, 2018

We"re Very Bullish On Chipotle (But The Road May Be Rocky)

We"re Very Bullish On Chipotle (But The Road May Be Rocky).....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaSep 20th, 2018

Cuomo"s journey: Eight years of promises kept, kicked down the road or left behind

In August 2010 the state Legislature and beleaguered Gov. David Paterson finally agreed to an annual budget. Late for the fourth straight year—by a staggering 125 days—it included more than... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 8th, 2018

Facebook, Twitter fall as they face U.S. Congress

Shares of Facebook and Twitter fell as their top executives testified before the U.S. Congress, defending the companies against, what lawmakers see as, a failure to combat continuing foreign efforts to influence U.S. politics. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 5th, 2018

Facebook, Twitter fall as they face U.S. Congress

Shares of Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc fell on Wednesday as their top executives testified before the U.S. Congress, defending the companies against what lawmakers see as a failure to combat continuing foreign efforts to influence U.S. politics......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 5th, 2018

Facebook, Twitter face U.S. Congress over foreign bids to tilt politics

Top executives from Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will defend their companies in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday over what lawmakers see as a failure to combat continuing foreign efforts to influence U.S. politics......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 5th, 2018

Nestle Wants Your DNA. Here’s What It Plans to Do With It

The company that brought you milk chocolate, Maggi instant noodles and Rocky Road ice cream is worried about your health. The company that brought you milk cho.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 30th, 2018

Illinois Budget Out Of Balance Again. Solution - More Junk Bonds

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, An Illinois "Road Show" touts more junk bonds as a solution to a perpetual budget crisis. What a bunch of garbage. The State of Illinois Confirms, New Budget Out of Bala.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 26th, 2018

Could The Genoa Disaster Happen In The US?

After the catastrophic bridge collapse in Genoa earlier this week, fears are mounting that the U.S. could experience a similar event. The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) listed 54,259 bridges that were deemed "stru.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 18th, 2018