More stories about Finances

  • Feds Target Rural Roads

    The U.S. DOT is making $287 million available to revitalize a national strategy for reducing deaths on rural roads, which account for 57% of all fatal crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

  • Nowhere else to turn?

    The executive director of America Moving Forward (AMF)—a nonprofit coalition devoted to promoting solutions to the infrastructure crisis currently plaguing the country—believes U.S. infrastructure is in a sorry state, and he believes he has the solution.

  • Sure Routes to Funding

    While the pool of money allocated to the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program stands at $147 million, you might want to go after your share of the funding this year before it dries up—or gets reallocated.

  • More for the Corps

    A new ruling would bring an increased number of “navigable waters” into Army Corps of Engineers' domain.

  • Drops in the Bucket

  • Putting it All Together

    Nonresidential construction is expected to increase 5% this year and 4% next year according to some sources, and the 2008 Outlook—our annual survey of public works budget expectations mirrors these expectations.

  • Ripple effect

  • Calculating Risk Versus Reward

    An Excel-based financial-forecasting model enables one county to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant without rate shock.

  • Restoration plan boasts billion-dollar price tag

  • Cities Speed Project Delivery by Self-Certifying

    . The key to getting your hands on Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) money is to circumvent the feds as much as possible.