A consensus is growing that infrastructure across the country needs serious investment. Public financing is the least expensive
It's common to find yourself behind a slow driver while you're desperate to make a quick delivery. Alerting the rather slow
It's taken almost 60 years, but we are finally realizing the error we made when the United States built highways through the middle of its cities, displacing and isolating hundreds of thousands of residents, and we're beginning to do something about it.
For generations, this country's transportation infrastructure served as the backbone of our economic success. We dreamed big, we built bigger, and our economy flourished. But today, our crumbling infrastructure is slowing economic growth.
New legislation could help minimize the risk, but it's not enough.
You know how they have those signs along roads that tell you to watch out for falling rocks? You know how you always ignore them? Well, there's a place near where I live where you really do have to watch out, and it claimed another vehicular victim recently.
Gil Estrada, we salute you.
State governments need to find other sources of funding to keep their highway programs whole. And many are finding tolling to be that solution. Tolling brings us closer once again to the "user pays" principle that helped create America's modern highways.
The amount of time you spend on the road is dependent on where in Illinois you live and work. Your commutes could either be drawn-out and stressful, or they could be brief and relaxing after a long day at work.
Trump taps into the righteous anger of an electorate while misdirecting those voters to scapegoat our struggling veterans, military, federal workers, retired people, sick and challenged under the clever and nondescript term -- dependent class. The American worker does not deserve to be squeezed by its own government. If politicians like Senator Casey and Hillary Clinton cannot get their message across, extremists, like Trump, win.
Congress will work on a multiyear fix when legislators return in September.