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Thursday, January 29, 2009   (0 Comments - view/add)
Port Huron Times Herald: Newspaper's gas tax idea won't work »
This point of view was submitted to the Port Huron Times Herald by MITA's Vice President of Government and Public Relation...
Wednesday, January 14, 2009   (0 Comments - view/add)
Detroit News: Stop road dollars diversion to state agency »
link: Detroit News Editorial Rebuttal: Stop road dollars diversion to state agency  Click here for...
Thursday, January 8, 2009   (0 Comments - view/add)
Detroit Free Press: As road needs sputter on empty, Granholm runs low on gumption »
The legislature did not approve increased transportation funding during the lame duck session of 2008, but MITA is not giv...
Tuesday, December 9, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
WKZO Radio Kalamazoo: Michigan Roads Severely Underfunded »
link: Michigan Roads Severely Underfunded     LANSING -- Michigan legislators have a chance before the...
Monday, December 8, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Detroit Free Press: Save roads with a modest gas tax hike »
link: Detroit Free Press: Save roads with a modest gas tax hike     There's no good time to raise taxe...
Monday, December 8, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oakland Press: We need to bite bullet and approve road tax »
link: Oakland Press: We need to bite bullet and approve road tax    There is a new tax increase proposa...
Monday, December 8, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Detroit Free Press: Major road projects across Michigan could be shelved »
link: Major road projects across Michigan could be shelved    Major road projects planned for the nex...
Monday, December 8, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
WLNS TV-Lansing: State Releases 5-Year Transportation Plan »
link: State Releases 5-Year Transportation Plan   The state of Michigan's transportation system may soon...
Thursday, December 4, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Grand Rapids Press Editorial: A new route to transportation funding in Michigan »
link: Grand Rapids Press Editorial: A new route to transportation funding in Michigan  Despite the old...
Thursday, December 4, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
WLAJ-TV Lansing: Local Leaders Seek Transportation Funds »
link: Local Leaders Seek Transportation Funds   It's getting down to the wire for state lawmakers to pas...
Thursday, November 20, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Detroit Free Press: Proposal overhauls funding for Michigan's roads »
link: Proposal overhauls funding for Michigan's roads  A construction industry group is pushing to chan...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Forbes: Better if Michigan taxes gas wholesale price »
Gov. Jennifer Granholm and lawmakers should consider eliminating Michigan's 19-cents-a-gallon gasoline tax and replacing i...
Friday, October 31, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Worst Roads Release Continues to Generate Statewide Media Coverage »
The following are samples of media coverage that MITA is still generating from a press release MITA issued on October 20,...
Thursday, October 23, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Worst Roads Release Generates Statewide Media Coverage »
The following are samples of media coverage generated by a MITA Press Release Monday, October 20, “Transportation Group Na...
Thursday, September 18, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
WILX TV Lansing: Road Budget Not Settled »
State lawmakers have reached a stalemate over the transportation budget and that could cripple Michigan's economy. The hol...
Wednesday, September 17, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Detroit News: Bridge plans may stop roadwork »
As construction crews hustle to finish their work before winter sets in, an impasse over a proposed second Detroit-Windsor...
Wednesday, September 17, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lansing State Journal: Legislators can't shirk duty on road $$ »
link: Lansing State Journal: Legislators can't shirk duty on road $  State lawmakers know Michigan faces...
Tuesday, September 9, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
WLNS TV 6 Lansing: Funding for road construction drying up »
When you pick up the pump at the gas station, you're not only filling up your car, but you're pumping money into a federal...
Monday, September 8, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gongwer News Service: Transportation Interests Support D.R.I.C., Urge Quick Resolution on Budget »
Unless a 2008-09 budget is resolved soon, Michigan may be forced to cancel road construction projects and lay off thousand...
Tuesday, August 5, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABC 12 Television: Bridges still safe to drive on, but need repairs »
ABC 12 Television    link: Bridges still safe to drive on, but need repairs    A new r...
Tuesday, August 5, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Livingston Daily: Bumpy future ahead for road funding »
link: Bumpy future ahead for road funding   A report that states the costs of Michigan's basic road...
Friday, August 1, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Associated Press: Age, maintenance concern for Mich. bridges »
ink: Age, maintenance costs concern for Mich. bridges     LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Nearly half of Michiga...
Monday, July 21, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Associated Press: Michigan must double spending on roads »
Associated Press    link: Report: Michigan must double spending on roads     LANSING, M...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lansing State Journal: Funds fall short for miles of mid-Michigan road work »
By the road commission's count, about 160 miles of pavement in Eaton County is due for asphalt resurfacing to repair crack...
Friday, June 20, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
WLNS TV 6 Lansing: Water Main Breaks »
There were five water main breaks throughout Lansing.    They all happened early Thursday morning. Two happe...
Monday, June 16, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
WLNS TV 6 Lansing: Michigan Roads Getting Worse »
It's a bumpy ride on Michigan's roads and it could get worse. That might not surprise anyone who's driven anywhere lately,...
Monday, May 12, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
WDIV: Detroit Ranks Second For Worst Commute »
The town known as the motor city has been ranked among the worst for getting around.    According to Forbes....
Tuesday, March 25, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kalamazoo Gazette: Michigan roads are cracking up »
link: Kalamazoo Gazette: Michigan roads are cracking up     The weekend snowstorm may have covered up...
Monday, March 24, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lansing State Journal: Crumbling: Michigan needs investment in roads, not more gravel »
Lansing State Journal    link: Crumbling: Michigan needs investment in roads, not more gravel ...
Friday, March 7, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
MIRS: Road System in Dire Straits »
The state's leading road building group this morning warned members of the House Appropriations Transportation Subcommitte...
Friday, March 7, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gongwer News Service: MITA Again Calls for at Least $1 Billion »
The Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association has been telling anyone that would listen that Governor Jennife...
Thursday, March 6, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lansing State Journal: Roads: To get beyond potholes, Michigan needs Capitol aid »
Lansing State Journal    link: Roads: To get beyond potholes, Michigan needs Capitol aid  ...
Thursday, February 28, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Associated Press: Gov. Granholm: Bad roads, bridges could be good for new jobs »
This story, with Mike Nystrom's comments, received a massive amount of media coverage across the state in newspapers, radi...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oakland Business Review: Budgetary potholes rattle economy »
link: Budgetary potholes rattle economy    Guest Opinion  By Michael Nystrom    Mi...
Thursday, February 21, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Detroit Free Press: Turn that road crater into cash »
Detroit Free Press    link: Turn that road crater into cash    Here’s a way make money...

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