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Toyota Throwback

Toyota Throwback In light of Toyota’s big announcement this week – KBT would like to share a little Toyota Throwback from our very own archives. Solving Road Fund Problem Enhances Toyota Opportunity | Winter 1986  Toyota’s decision to locate it’s $800 million automobile assembly plant in Kentucky points up the […]

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Chair Defazio Statement From Hearing on “Aligning Federal Surface Transportation Policy to Meet 21st Century Needs”

Washington, D.C. — The following are opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) during today’s hearing titled: “Aligning Federal Surface Transportation Policy to Meet 21st Century Needs.” Thank you, Chair Norton and Ranking Member Davis, for holding this hearing. […]

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Hearing Focuses on Importance of Developing Technologies to America’s Future Aviation System

For Immediate Release: March 12, 2019Contact: Justin Harclerode or Suzanne Youngblood (202) 225-9446 Washington, D.C. – Today, the Subcommittee on Aviation explored what the Nation’s aviation system and infrastructure may look like 30 years into the future.  Witnesses representing NASA, aviation and technology companies, and pilots highlighted the need for the United States to […]

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Spring Forward

Spring Forward This Sunday at 2 am we will Spring Forward. “We’ll set our clocks forward one hour, and the change will push sunsets later into the evening hours and sunrises later into the morning hours. The cost is that “springing forward” will temporarily disrupt the sleep of millions of Americans.” via Vox. […]

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Sitting on Capitol Hill

Sitting on Capitol Hill (updated 3.1.19 4:02 pm) As of this writing, HB517 is “sitting on capitol hill”. KBT is waiting optimistically as the legislative process continues and will report to you directly on any updates and action items.  However, over the past week there has still been much going on Kentucky’s […]

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Infrastructure Talks Continue on Capitol Hill, but No Action Yet

When Rep. Peter DeFazio, the new House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman, opened his panel’s first infrastructure hearing in the new Congress, he tapped some buttons on his phone and, on purpose, set off what sounded like a warning klaxon. “That is the alarm sounding for America’s infrastructure,” the Oregon […]

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Gov. Bevin Announces Road Funding for Ohio County

On Friday, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin announced $348,672 in discretionary funds for the Ohio County Fiscal for 5.5 miles of resurfacing work on three county roadways. Funding from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will finance resurfacing repairs to address existing cracks, potholes, rutting, crumbling shoulders, and base failures. “Our Administration […]

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