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 Pennsylvania House is considering cutting the wages of infrastructure workers to help raise money for transportation projects. Does this make sense?
Blog Entry October 28, 2013
- New poll: In an attempt to save money on mowing, the Ohio DOT is spending over $1 million on vegetation-management studies. Does it make sense to fund this research now if it means improving the budget later?
- 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: Mass. lawmakers filled a transpo plan with earmarks in order to force the hand of the governor to spend the money on targeted local projects. MAP-21 gives states flexibility to spend where they want, so do you see the same tactic being used?
- New poll: The sequester cuts has the House of Reps considering a bill that will drop the level of funding for the U.S. DOT in FY 2014. The Senate's version keeps the spending rate flat. Do you think there will be a cut in U.S. DOT budget?
- 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?