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AAR Supports Gas Tax, Vehicle-miles-traveled Measure to Fund Infrastructure

WASHINGTON — A vehicle-miles-traveled tax would present a good long-term solution for funding the nation’s infrastructure, while higher fuel taxes could address more near-term needs, representatives from the Association of American Railroads said. Officials from AAR made the comments during a Feb. 8 news conference held to update the public […]

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460 BRIDGE PROJECTS

FRANKFORT, Ky. (February 4, 2019) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is scheduled to move more than 460 bridge projects to construction by June 30, 2020, through its new Bridging Kentucky program. This includes more than 120 bridges in the program that are being expedited as a result of cost savings […]

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We Deserve Better

We Deserve Better  “The state of the commonwealth is strong. Very strong. We have much to celebrate tonight,” Governor Bevin said during his 45-minute speech from the chamber of the Kentucky House. Originally, I was going to write my message on the Governor’s State of the Commonwealth Address. However, during […]

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Transportation Secretary Chao: Dems and GOP Should Join With Trump to Fund Infrastructure Improvements

Infrastructure is essential to any nation’s success. During the 20th century, infrastructure was instrumental in growing America’s economy into one the most productive in the world. Today, aging and insufficient infrastructure threatens to impede America’s economic growth and impact quality of life in many areas. To address this and build a […]

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Kentucky’s Infrastructure Gets ‘Mediocre’ Marks in New Report Card

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) — The grades are in – and they’re not stellar for Kentucky’s infrastructure. The state earned a “C-“ mark for its array of roads, bridges, dams and other structures, according to a report card released Wednesday by the Kentucky section of the American Society of Civil Engineers. […]

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Infrastructure in Kentucky

Transportation Infrastructure Funding in Kentucky is falling behind. It will continue to fall behind without the necessary funding mechanisms. KBT is committed to working with Kentucky’s General Assembly to move legislation forward toward sustainable funding that provides revenues for all modes of transportation. Thank you Lex18News and Rep. Sal Santoro […]

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Kentucky’s Economy Won’t Grow if People Can’t Get to Work

As leaders of Kentucky’s three largest commercial service airports, we understand that infrastructure investment is critical to our state’s continued economic success. Our airports are crucial infrastructure assets to Kentucky, supporting more than 100,000 jobs and creating a $13 billion impact for the commonwealth and the Louisville, Lexington and Northern […]

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