federal highway trust fund http://wkms.org en Federal Highway Trust Fund Insolvency Threatens $185 Million in Kentucky Projects http://wkms.org/post/federal-highway-trust-fund-insolvency-threatens-185-million-kentucky-projects <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Congressional inaction threatening the solvency of the Federal Highway Trust Fund may cost Kentucky $185 million for projects, drastically changing how the state pays for road construction, Gov. Steve Beshear said Wednesday.</p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:35:13 +0000 Jonathan Meador 41771 at http://wkms.org Federal Highway Trust Fund Insolvency Threatens $185 Million in Kentucky Projects Kentucky Transportation Official Says No US 68/KY 80 Speed Limit Increase Until Project Complete http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-transportation-official-says-no-us-68ky-80-speed-limit-increase-until-project-complete <p><a href="http://wkms.org/post/elkins-no-reasonable-explanation-regarding-kytcs-us-68ky-80-speed-limit">Some officials</a> are pushing for a 65 mile per hour speed limit on US 68/KY 80, but Kentucky’s transportation cabinet secretary said now isn’t the time.</p><p>Mike Hancock said he’s reluctant to change the speed limit since many tourists come to western Kentucky. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:03:21 +0000 Whitney Jones 37239 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Transportation Official Says No US 68/KY 80 Speed Limit Increase Until Project Complete Ky. Faces Potential Loss of Federal Road Funds http://wkms.org/post/ky-faces-potential-loss-federal-road-funds <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky's transportation secretary is warning lawmakers that the state could lose nearly $650 million in federal funding in 2015 unless Congress shifts additional money into the Highway Trust Fund.</span></p><p> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 20:25:52 +0000 The Associated Press 36948 at http://wkms.org Ky. Faces Potential Loss of Federal Road Funds Current Funding Sources Are Unsustainable, Says Kentucky Transporation Secretary http://wkms.org/post/current-funding-sources-are-unsustainable-says-kentucky-transporation-secretary <p>Kentucky’s top transportation official said the state and federal governments are going to have to come up with new ways to pay for road and bridge repairs. Transportation Cabinet Secretary Mike Hancock said taxing motorists on the miles per gallon they drive is not a sustainable funding source. Besides that, migration patterns are changing.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:58:19 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) 34585 at http://wkms.org Current Funding Sources Are Unsustainable, Says Kentucky Transporation Secretary