TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie on Monday ruled out increasing highway tolls or the gas tax to help solve the state's budget woes.He also said he won't approve placing tolls on roads that don't have them now because New Jerseyans are already overtaxed.
BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Transportation Department has spent nearly $70,000 on groundbreaking ceremonies since June to help the governor and other leaders mark the start of new highway projects around the state.
The U.S. retail on-highway diesel price dropped $0.052 per gallon to $2.781 a gallon which is up $0.535 from the same week one year ago, according to the Energy Information Administration.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today said President Obama’s $79 billion budget for the U.S. Department of Transportation continues strong levels of investment for safety, the department’s top priority, along with critical investments for infrastructure to generate economic growth and support livable communities.
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The driver of a tractor-trailer that hit a bus carrying residents of a special needs center in Ohio, killing four, told investigators the truck began speeding up by itself before the accident.