PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Transportation officials in Rhode Island say the state won't begin its new truck tolls until at least the end of May, a delay that's expected to cost the state an estimated $20 million in lost revenue.
HOUSTON — The political tide has turned against toll roads in Texas, imperiling a Tomball interchange project and hamstringing frustrated local officials, while setting an ominous tone for projects to come.
As so often happens, oil prices were falling Monday as diesel prices were surging — the national average running up 6.1 cents a gallon from last week — the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.
WASHINGTON — Traffic on U.S. roads and highways began 2018 the way it's been going for several years now, moving into ever-higher record territory as more vehicles compete for space in travel lanes and put more wear on the road system's infrastructure.
WASHINGTON — Truckers and trucking took center stage briefly today at the White House Rose Garden as President Donald Trump pointed to truckers and carriers as part of the workforce who have benefited from his tax cuts.