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: North Carolina lawmakers passed a bill that will give drivers a pass if they are caught speeding through a work zone if no workers are present. Is this a good policy?
Blog Entry April 26, 2015
- 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?
- New poll: A new law in Connecticut will force drivers speeding through work zones to take a retraining program. It also commits $100,000 a year for an increase in state police presence in work zones. Will the law slow drivers down?
- New poll: Recent TTI research found that signs along rural highways can be so bright they impair a driver’s ability to detect hazards along the roadside. Are you worried that some of your agency’s signs may be too bright?
- New poll: The North Carolina DOT is now using a “data-driven” process to determine which road or bridge project will receive funding. Rather than allowing politicians to make decisions, a scoring system is used. Are you surprised more states are not doing
- New poll: The state of South Carolina has come under criticism lately for its state infrastructure bank. Regions that have the inability to provide matching funds are not receiving the aid. Should they still be entitled to receive money from the bank?