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Interstate 10 Coalition

A voluntary Interstate 10 Corridor Coalition, created by heads of the Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas Departments of Transportation, has been created to support and foster innovation development along the interstate that travels through the four states.  “The efficient flow of commerce in Arizona drives our state’s economic vitality,” says Arizona DOT Director Halikowski, […]

TIGER Grants

The US Department of Transportation has received 585 applications for its 2016 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (Tiger) grant program. The program, which is now in its eighth year, has continued to attract overwhelming demand from communities of all sizes, with 337 applications coming from urban areas and 248 from rural communities. “Communities across the […]

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House Opposes Gas Tax Bill

U.S. House members June 10 voted 253 to 144, largely along party lines, to oppose President Obama’s proposed $10.25 per barrel of oil tax. The vote came just over two weeks after 130 House members (56 Republicans and 74 Democrats) sent a letter to the tax writing Ways & Means Committee calling for a permanent […]

Transportation Makes Arizona Work

Thanks to the American Roads and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and their amazing Economic Development Team for researching each State and how transportation infrastructure relates to economic development. We are unveiling research that shows the benefits of transportation infrastructure in OUR State of Arizona. This consists of what we invest in with roads and bridges, […]