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: The House of Representatives hopes to generate more transportation funding by using money saved from the elimination of Saturday mail delivery. Do you think this proposal holds any merit?
Blog Entry June 02, 2014
- New poll: The Hampton Roads (Va.) region is considering using casinos instead of tolls to generate money for transportation. The bill passed a Senate subcommittee last week. Do you think this is a good idea?
- 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: California now has two pilot programs that will use generators embedded in pavement to produce energy (like turbines and solar panels). Traffic on the road would feed the generators. Do you think this technology looks promising?
- New poll: The Reason Foundation continued its push for value-added tolling, releasing a framework for the system that calls for safeguards that would eliminate state/agency abuse. Do you think this is possible?
- New poll: New York’s new Tappan Zee Bridge just received the largest TIFIA loan in history ($1.6 billion). Do you think the federal government should commit this much money to one project, or spread it out more?