Jun 26, 2012 Lawmakers must fund new federal highway construction before the current legislation expires on Saturday. If they don't, local construction projects may suffer, and jobs could be lost.
Jun 25, 2012 House lawmakers have until the end of the week to deal with two big economic issues. One is a two year transportation funding bill that puts about three million jobs at stake. The other is how to keep student loan interest rates from doubling for millions of new borrowers.
Jun 14, 2012 Boston has a new app that lets drivers locate bad bumps, and sends pothole fix-it lists to city workers.
Jun 8, 2012 Cars are as American as apple pie, but with the rising price of oil, more Americans are opting for other oil-free means of transportation.
Jun 6, 2012 Gas prices may be a bit of bright spot in a dark and stormy world economy.
Jun 4, 2012 The House and Senate are hashing out differences over a transportation spending bill. One of the sticking points is whether to penalize states that use public-private partnerships to run their roads.
May 22, 2012 The top nuclear official at the United Nations said today that a deal has been reached with Iran to allow the U.N.’s investigation into Iran’s nuclear program to continue. So what does this mean for the price of oil, which spiked earlier this year because of tensions with Iran?
May 10, 2012 Lawmakers in Illinois are poised to take up a bill to hasten construction on a new expressway. But to get the land for the highway, lawmakers may use a controversial method known as quick-take power.
May 8, 2012 Analyst Juli Niemann discusses the latest with gas prices and whether we can expect a rise in prices during the summer driving season.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 7, 2012 The Fortune 500 2012 list ranking U.S. companies by revenue has Exxon Mobil at No. 1 and other oil firms near the top. So why are gas prices continuing to go up?