Articles tagged “highways”

Airlines

Airports, Railways Will Get Boost From Approved $1 Trillion Infrastructure Package

At long last, U.S. President Biden can sign his hard-fought $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. The measure will make a historic investment in hard infrastructure, including airport and rail projects that many say will boost the travel industry.

Airports, Railways Will Get Boost From Approved $1 Trillion Infrastructure Package

Rental Cars

U.S. Road Trippers Logged 249 Billion Miles in April, a 56 Percent Jump From 2020

Americans put big-time miles on their vehicles this spring as the pandemic weary exercised their pent-up travel demand on the open roads.

U.S. Road Trippers Logged 249 Billion Miles in April, a 56 Percent Jump From 2020

Tourism

Upgrading U.S. Highways Will Require Increased Gas Tax and Tolls

President Trump's pledge to invest in U.S. transportation infrastructure never materialized. It's going to take a sustained, decades-long investment as traffic increases and puts increased pressure on bridges, tunnels, and highways.

Upgrading U.S. Highways Will Require Increased Gas Tax and Tolls

Airlines

Outgoing Transportation Secretary Says Private Funding Isn’t the Answer

Privatization, the next illogical step after public-private partnerships, will become a mantra of the Trump Administration, but from prisons to toll roads, we've seen that privatization can be a mess. Lord help us all if efforts to privatize the U.S. air traffic control system, and others around the world, take hold.

Outgoing Transportation Secretary Says Private Funding Isn’t the Answer

Business Travel

Proposed Republican Budget Would End Amtrak Subsidies, Kill Brand USA, Rein In TSA

Paul Ryan isn't winning many friends in the business travel community. There are efficiencies to be gained across the federal government, but eliminating Amtrak operating subsidies or terminating Brand USA would be short-sighted and detrimental not only to the travel industry, but to the U.S. economy.

Proposed Republican Budget Would End Amtrak Subsidies, Kill Brand USA, Rein In TSA

Tourism

Restaurants At Gas Stations Could Be Next Big Thing For Foodies and Road-Trippers

If it's all about the journey, and not necessarily the ultimate destination, then this burst of quality restaurants at the country's gas stations should make the journey a lot more fun.

Restaurants At Gas Stations Could Be Next Big Thing For Foodies and Road-Trippers

Rail

Trans-National Interstate Planned For Las Vegas Could Boost Its Tourist Appeal

Since this project depends on a tax hike for its implementation, it faces an uphill battle - in neutral.

Trans-National Interstate Planned For Las Vegas Could Boost Its Tourist Appeal

Tourism

The highway hoped to move northern Mexico’s drug economy towards tourism

Smaller town will link up with beachside Mazatlan and outposts with some small attractions or amenities will crop up along the way, leading to an expected tourism and economic boost for northern Mexico.

The highway hoped to move northern Mexico’s drug economy towards tourism

Rail

Washington State bridge collapse highlights aging U.S. infrastructure

A bridge collapse here, an unstaffed air traffic control tower there, and this is what happens when Congress believes that taxes are the devil and the federal government has no role in taking care of the country's infrastructure.

Washington State bridge collapse highlights aging U.S. infrastructure