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Which traffic and transportation bills passed in Louisiana this year?

The Times Picayune
June 13, 2017

Letters: Another take on the gas tax

The Advocate
June 9, 2017

Transportation bill reaches governor's office

The American Press
June 9, 2017

Our Views: House representatives show lack of spine for refusing to pass gas tax

The Advocate
June 3, 2017

Louisiana's high-profile gas tax died because of 'toxic,' leaderless House, veteran lobbyist says

The Advocate
June 2, 2017

What’s plan B? Baton Rouge business leaders try to regroup in wake of gas tax failure

Baton Rouge Business Report
June 1, 2017

Stephanie Grace: Gas tax debacle shows Legislature failing at big things, and small

The Advocate
June 1, 2017

Louisiana Gas Tax Hike Sputters in House, Shelved by Sponso

U.S. News
May 31, 2017

Roads from hell paved with thrifty intentions

The Advertiser
May 26, 2017

Guest column: Louisiana deserves safe, reliable, modern infrastructure; higher gas tax can take us ther

The Advocate
May 25, 2017

Our Views: 17 cents a small price to pay for Louisiana's desperate road woes

The Advocate
May 20, 2017

Gas tax hike comes to life, but rounding up two-thirds of the House is a huge challenge

The Advocate
May 20, 2017

Transportation bill aimed at winning back taxpayers' trust breezes through House

The Advocate
May 18, 2017

Bill to hike Louisiana's gas tax by 17 cents, raise $510M, clears House committee

The Advocate
May 16, 2017

Senate backs limits for Louisiana Transportation Trust Fund

WBRZ
May 8, 2017

Crumbling Roads and Bridges bring Higher Taxes and Fees

WAFB
May 6, 2017

Challenges Loom But Backers of Gas Tax Say They Have a Plan

The Baton Rouge Advocate
April 28, 2017

Push for Gas Tax Faces Steep Hurdles as Leaders Ramp Up Campaign

The Baton Rouge Advocate
April 27, 2017

Engineers give Louisiana infrastructure a D+

KPLC
April 27, 2017

Local and state lawmakers pitch solutions at Better Transportation and Roads Summit in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Business Report
April 25, 2017

Road to ruin runs through Louisiana — Our View

The Town Talk
April 25, 2017

Transportation summit aims to address traffic problems in Baton Rouge

WBRZ
April 25, 2017

Baton Rouge area planners looking at data, state and local revenue to make their pitch to feds for transportation funds

The Baton Rouge Advocate
April 24, 2017

Livingston Parish lawmakers uncertain about proposed 17-cent per gallon hike on state fuel tax

Livingston Parish News
April 19, 2017

Broome taps Fred Raiford to oversee transportation in East Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Business Report
April 18, 2017

Gas tax increase proposed to fix Louisiana highways, bridges

The Times Picayune
April 18, 2017

Major gasoline tax hike bill expected Tuesday; here's what happens next

The Baton Rouge Advocate
April 17, 2017

Legislative leader: Restore public confidence, then debate gas tax hikes

The Baton Rouge Advocate
April 6, 2017

Broome to host transportation summit in Baton Rouge later this month

Baton Rouge Business Report
April 6, 2017

Local group joins coalition for better road

Houma Today
April 5, 2017

La. 1 bridge closure in Port Allen causing major problems for west side business, industr

Baton Rouge Business Report
April 5, 2017

Just ahead of gasoline tax debate, Baton Rouge Area Chamber, 21 others back at least $500 million hike

The Baton Rouge Advocate
April 4, 2017

Editorial: Need roads? Need some mone

Daily Advertiser
April 4, 2017

4 things to know as La. lawmakers consider gas tax hik

Houma Today
April 4, 2017

Business coalition pushing to increase gas tax by 15 to 20 cents

Baton Rouge Business Report
April 4, 2017

Bad roads, congestion cost average Baton Rouge driver $2,466 each year, study says

Baton Rouge Business Report
March 29, 2017

Louisiana voters might support a gasoline tax for better roads

WWL
March 28, 2017

Louisiana must consider gas tax increase to build, repair roads and bridges, Edwards says

Baton Rouge Business Report
March 22, 2017

Edwards navigates complexities of Louisiana transportation debate

Daily Comet
March 21, 2017

Two possible reasons for Gov. John Bel Edwards' unusual stance in looming transportation debate

The Baton Rouge Advocate
March 20, 2017

Push back against proposed Louisiana gasoline tax hike

WWL
March 17, 2017

Letters: State needs taxes to reach its promise

The Baton Rouge Advocate
March 13, 2017

Our Views: Gold, of sorts, in the wetlands

The Baton Rouge Advocate
March 13, 2017

Louisiana lawmaker interest in gas tax growing

Baton Rouge Business Report
March 9, 2017

State Transportation Boss says cable barriers save lives

Baton Rouge Business Report
March 9, 2017

McHugh David: Bridges Everywhere, Going No Where

The Livingston Parish News
February 28, 2017

Our Views: Steady effort for roads, transit

The Baton Rouge Advocate
February 27, 2017

See where Iberville chief envisions new Mississippi River bridge, and why others object

The Baton Rouge Advocate
February 26, 2017

Not 'a scare tactic': Why Louisiana may lose some much-needed federal transportation dollars

The Baton Rouge Advocate
February 26, 2017

State highway chief: Lawmakers have ‘appetite’ for projects but not tax hikes

Houma Today
February 21, 2017

Study: Baton Rouge drivers spent 36 hours in traffic in 2016

WBRZ
February 20, 2017

How House Measure on State Debt Could Impact Transportation Department

WRKF
February 20, 2017

Increasing transportation spending will be challenging, DOTD leader says

Baton Rouge Business Report
February 20, 2017

Gov. John Bel Edwards on transportation woes: My support 'unyielding;' 'we want to be bold'

The Baton Rouge Advocate
February 17, 2017

Gov. Edwards says funding for new river bridge looks iffy

Baton Rouge Business Report
January 26, 2017

Report: 3 Louisiana infrastructure projects included on Trump's possible priority list

The Acadiana Advocate
January 24, 2017

BRAC makes funding for 'decades overdue' new Mississippi River bridge top 2017 priority

The Advocate
January 23, 2017

Task Force submits final report, makes key recommendations for investing in multimodal transportation

DOTD.la.gov
January 6, 2017

Will Trump live up to his infrastructure promises?

New Orleans City Business
December 20, 2016

La. task force recommends $700 million annual increase for infrastructure investment

Equipment World's Better Roads
December 19, 2016

Broome transition team led by CRISIS members

The Advocate
December 15, 2016

Governor Edwards Task Force Recommends $700 million Boost for Transportation

The Advocate
December 1, 2016

Taxes to fund road work, transportation projects on December ballot

WBRZ
November 29, 2016

Baton Rouge business-led coalition endorses tax proposals for traffic improvements

Baton Rouge Business Report
November 29, 2016

Transportation chief: $700 million spending hike 'good, practical'; talk turns to gas tax

Lake Expo
November 28, 2016

Guest column: Louisiana deserves rigorous, factual debate on transportation funding

The Advocate
November 22, 2016

Roads, bridges need billions

American Press
November 20, 2016

Baton Rouge stays construction hotspot but New Orleans may see 'unprecedented' infrastructure activity

The Advocate
November 17, 2016

Official: Louisiana ignored 'truth' of transportation needs too long, now must pay up

The Advocate
November 17, 2016

About that new Mississippi River bridge in Baton Rouge ... Gov. John Bel Edwards-commissioned panel sees 2 ways to help fund it

The Advocate
November 9, 2016

Stop-and-go Baton Rouge bridge idea a 'go' again, but major hurdles loom

The Advocate
November 7, 2016

New Miss. River Bridge in Baton Rouge gains support

The Advocate
November 7, 2016

Increased transportation options could lure more millennials to Baton Rouge, Smart Growth Summit panel says 

Baton Rouge Business Report
November 2, 2016

Will Louisiana finally address its $13 billion roadwork backlog?

Houma Today
October 31, 2016

Is Louisiana ready for gas tax hike? Idea gaining traction in talks on road, bridge needs

The Advocate
October 20, 2016

New exit on I-110 South touted as congestion buster

The Advocate
October 19, 2016

Average commuter in Baton Rouge wastes $1,262 each year sitting in traffic, report says

Baton Rouge Business Report
October 19, 2016

Baton Rouge area lawmakers say new Mississippi River bridge key to traffic relief

The Advocate
October 18, 2016

Mayoral candidates say less traffic, cleaner city can lure business to Baton Rouge

The Advocate
October 18, 2016

Task force to discuss tolls, higher gas tax as funding options for Louisiana infrastructure improvements

Baton Rouge Business Report
October 12, 2016

Highway panel Chair Page Cortez: No dead ends

The News Star
October 10, 2016

DOTD to host public meetings on highway construction projects

Houma Today
October 8, 2016

What would you pay to fix Louisiana's roads?

The Town Talk
October 7, 2016

What needs to happen before Louisiana sees gas tax hike

The Advocate
October 7, 2016

Gas tax, tolls suggested to fund La. transportation needs

The Advertiser
September 28, 2016

DOTD to move forward on widening I-10 south of Baton Rouge

The Eagle
September 28, 2016

Widen roads? Build new ones? You decide: Green Light Plan makes its way onto ballot

The Advocate
September 28, 2016

Walker hires law firm to sue DOTD over I-12 design that city officials say worsened flooding in the city

The Advocate
September 27, 2016

Baton Rouge mayoral candidates address traffic, public safety and flood recovery during forum

Baton Rouge Business Report
September 23, 2016

West BR to implement traffic flow measures on LA 1 starting Monday

WBRZ
September 23, 2016

Governor's task force on transportation to meet in Lafayette

Kaplan Today
September 23, 2016

State infrastructure task force considers doubling Louisiana's fuel tax

Baton Rouge Business Report
September 21, 2016

Louisiana lawmakers agree to Interstate 10 widening plan

The Daily Progress
September 20, 2016

Two Baton Rouge-area road projects not game-changers, but should help ease some traffic woes

The Advocate 
September 18, 2016

Gov. Edwards announces major transportation development project

KLFY
September 13, 2016

Shreveport hosts Governor's Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment regional meeting

Bossier Press
September 13, 2016

In federal competition, Louisiana gets fourth largest award for road projects

The Advocate 
September 7, 2016

DOTD Receives Additional $40 Million in Federal Highway Funding, Will Advance Acadiana I-10 Project

Office of the Governor
September 1, 2016

Flooded Louisiana vehicles: Stories of devastated families, jammed tow truck, insurance, salvage companies

The Advocate 
August 30, 2016

Bad to worse: Commutes double, triple for some in Baton Rouge in post-flood traffic nightmare

The Advocate 
August 30, 2016

Additional Plaquemine landing ferry added to relieve traffic

WBRZ
August 27, 2016

How Louisiana flood might change plans for state's transportation overhaul

The Advocate 
August 24, 2016

FHWA releases $2 million in emergency relief funds for Louisiana’s flood-damaged roads

Equipment World's Better Roads
August 22, 2016

Public meetings start Tuesday on proposed tax for roads, possible Lee widening, ramp to Airport

The Advocate 
August 1, 2016

Our views: Two projects to bring relief to 'two of Louisiana’s worst highway problems'

The Advocate 
August 1, 2016

Nicholson Drive projects to get first shot at $71.5 million in road credits

The Advocate 
July 28, 2016

CRPC evaluating firms to create, implement program to reduce congestion on area highways

Baton Rouge Business Report
July 28, 2016

Transportation changes are a state priority

Houma Today
July 14, 2016

Transportation Task Force meets for first time, gets marching orders from Governor

Baton Rouge Business Report
July 12, 2016

Governor Edwards says gas tax could help Louisiana roads

KSLA
July 12, 2016

Leaders begin weighing options for next major transportation project

Baton Rouge Business Report
July 6, 2016

Louisiana receives federal grant funds to ease I-10 congestion 

Baton Rouge Business Report
July 5, 2016

State's highway situation break

American Press
July 3, 2016

East Baton Rouge exploring road transfer with state that could provide millions for transportation projects

The Advocate 
July 2, 2016

Capital Region Planning Commission issues RFP's for transportation projects

Baton Rouge Business Report 
July 1, 2016

Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation taskforce members

The Advocate 
June 30, 2016

Edwards announces appointments to transportation infrastructure taskforce

Baton Rouge Business Report
June 30, 2016

Louisiana's interstate highways among worst in U.S., study finds

Nola.com
June 27, 2016

Our Views: Bad Traffic, dangerous commutes, no surprise for Baton Rouge drivers

The Advocate 
June 21, 2016

Councilwoman says North and Main project moves forward; pricetag still unknown

Baton Rouge Business Report
June 14, 2016

Baton Rouge ranks worst for fatal crashes, another good reason for Governor's tranportation task force

The Advocate 
June 13, 2016

DOTD Secretary: Here's Why Latest Louisiana road, bridge study will be much different than others

New Orleans Advocate 
June 13, 2016

Edwards announces Transportation Task Force, names DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson co-chair

The Advocate 
June 10, 2016

CRISIS group identifies four priority projects for relieving Capital Region traffic congestion 

Baton Rouge Business Report
May 10, 2016

Paying the price for misplaced priorities

Baton Rouge Business Report
Apr 27, 2016

Plans for busy La. 30 corridor in Gonzales include possible roundabouts, lane widenings, new I-10 interchange

The Advocate 
Apr 26 2016

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards still looking at increasing gasoline tax; here's where money

would go

The Advocate 
Apr 18 2016

Transportation projects that could ease Capital Region gridlock left out of state’s proposed construction budget

Baton Rouge Business Report
Apr 6, 2016

Edwards not interested in revenue-neutral proposals, but wants more money for ports, roads, and bridges

Bayou Buzz
Apr 1, 2016

Graves talks transportation improvements, funding

Livingston Parish News 
Mar 27, 2016

Out to Lunch: Interview with CRISIS Coalition Executive Director Scott Kirkpatrick

WRKF
Mar 25, 2016

No 'shiny, new' buildings and legislative pet projects; state dollars this year reserved for roads and repairs

The Advocate 
Mar 24, 2016

Capitol Views: Baton Rouge area lawmakers discuss transportation with Edwards

Baton Rouge Business Report
Mar 23, 2016

In live WBRZ interview, congressman calls for progress dealing with I-10 traffic

WBRZ
Mar 21, 2016

Our Views: Both candidates for governor back trust fund protections for road spending

The Advocate
Nov 19, 2015

Solving a Crisis

Baton Rouge Business Report
Oct 28, 2015

Agenda for Transportation Changes pushed by BRAC, Infrastructure group encouraging

The Advocate
Sept 18, 2015

CRISIS aims to address Baton Rouge traffic issues

The Advocate
April 29, 2015

Capital Region transportation woes already causing headaches for industry

10|12 Magazine
April 22, 2015

Panel OKs roads funding plans

The Advocate
April 28, 2015

Louisiana House approves highway aid bill 92-5

The Advocate
April 30, 2015

Ideas to ease traffic tieups between I-10 bridge and Essen set for August

The Advocate
April 28, 2015

Baton Rouge transportation woes already a headache for industry as it gears up for boom

Baton Rouge Business Report
May 1, 2015