Bill Wilson is the editorial director of ROADS & BRIDGES magazine and has been covering the industry since 1999. He has won seven Robert F. Boger Awards for editorial excellence, including three in 2011. He also was the creator of the Top 10, Contractor's Choice Awards and Recycling Awards platforms, as well as ROADS & BRIDGES Live.
NEW POLL: According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, national transportation systems possess a significant risk of cybersecurity breaches but the U.S. DOT lacks the initiative to mitigate the threat to a satisfactory level. What can they do?
Blog Entry November 23, 2015
- NEW POLL: According to a report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, state DOTs are uniformly challenged by inadequate funding, and forced to ignore serious issues in their bridge programs. Is it the government’s duty to step in?
- New poll: The U.S. DOT extended its Projects of National and Regional Significance Survey an additional 45 days after limited response in its initial iteration. Is this a surprise?
- New poll: According to rumors out of Washington, D.C., annual funding for the next multiyear highway bill will be less than current levels. Do you believe this will be the case?
- New poll: Last week, the House passed a continuing resolution that calls for cuts in MAP-21 transportation spending levels. Do you think there is a real threat that federal money for road and bridge work could get cut this year?
- New poll: North Carolina passed a law last week that bans transgenders from using bathrooms and locker rooms that do not match their original gender. In response, U.S. DOT threatened the loss of federal highway funds. Should the U.S. DOT make this threat?