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 Senate said it has come up with a bipartisan agreement on a new multiyear highway bill, but refused to release any specifics. If you had to guess, will the annual funding level be the same, reduced or increased?
Blog Entry April 14, 2014
- New poll: According to a survey from AGC, 44% of roadway contractors said at least one moving vehicle had crashed into their work zones in the past year. What could help reduce the number of work-zone traffic crashes, injuries and/or fatalities?
- New poll: Last week during President Obama’s State of the Union, he pushed for what he called a “21st Century Transportation System.” However, he did not go into specifics. What do you think he means?
- New poll: In the hope of getting more to vote for the multiyear transportation bill, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) has added a measure to override President Obama's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline. Is this a good tactic?
- 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: Despite what looks to be confirmation of a long-term federal funding bill, states such as Alabama are still trying to implement state-level gas tax increases to pay for roads and bridges. Is this a wise or necessary means...?