More stories about Finances

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    Five ways to promote a rate increase (hint: think of yourself as a campaign-finance manager).

  • Balance Due

    Washington offers new highway funding philosophy

  • Bond Ratings Boost Public Building

  • Traffic impact fees work

  • The Buddy System

    Leverage your relationships when seeking financial aid.

  • DOE Funds Solar Cities

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) now provides funding for up to 12 cities that demonstrate a commitment to building a sustainable solar infrastructure.

  • 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.