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: Rhode Island is considering tolling trucks with three or more axles on 17 of its 20 bridges. Is it fair to charge certain vehicles to ride on a span?
Blog Entry June 01, 2015
- New poll: Officials were ready to delay the opening of the new Bay Bridge until a sudden solution was proposed. The repair calls for crews to shim seismic bearings with steel plates, and it would complete the span by Labor Day. Would you consider it?
- New poll: Studies indicate that motorists in Seattle would divert to other routes if tolls for the new Highway 99 tunnel are $2.50 during peak times. Money needs to be generated for the project. Should lawmakers stick with the $2.50 charge?
- New poll: Three U.S. senators released a set of principles for legislation on self-driving vehicles. Which principles would be most important for lawmakers to consider when it comes to regulating AVs?
- New poll: Nevada officials are considering a P3 for Project Neon that carries an “availability payment” option. NDOT will depend on funding from the feds to pay back the road builder when certain milestones are hit. Do you foresee any payment problems?
- NEW POLL: The Illinois General Assembly is considering a bill to legalize and regulate autonomous-vehicle driving. Should more states take steps to establish regulations on AV technology before self-driving cars hit the marketplace?