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: What does the current government shutdown say about federal funding for roads and bridges moving forward?
Blog Entry October 07, 2013
- NEW POLL: The U.S. Senate will not entertain discussions of a 6-year transportation bill until after the Trust Fund dries up. What does this mean in terms of federal commitment to and understanding of infrastructure investment?
- NEW POLL: Louisiana will be the first state to install GPS on all state-owned vehicles. Police officers are increasingly being outfitted with body cameras. What does it say about our state-run agencies that constant monitoring is required?
- New poll: Va. Gov. Robert McDonnell is pushing for the construction of a $1.4 billion toll road carrying about 5,000 cars and trucks daily. McDowell says the new route is essential for the Port of Virginia. Should this project be a top priority?
- New poll: Should the federal government break policy and provide immediate funding to states struggling to repair road and bridge damage from Hurricane Irene?
- New poll: Concerns have been raised about the Trump administration’s plans for funding road and bridge projects in rural areas through P3s, as lower-populated areas may struggle to generate revenue. Are P3s a good solution for rural projects?