#StuckInTraffic: The highway bill debate, 140 characters at a time

Feb. 13, 2015
If endless discussions among Congress and the White House can’t come up with a long-term federal transportation program, I’m not sure that attacking the problem 140 characters at a time will even fill a pothole – but, hey, it can’t hurt.

If endless discussions among Congress and the White House can’t come up with a long-term federal transportation program, I’m not sure that attacking the problem 140 characters at a time will even fill a pothole – but, hey, it can’t hurt.

So here’s a roundup from the “Twitter town hall” organized by House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster and Transportation Sec. Anthony Foxx on Wednesday, as follow-up to the committee’s first hearing on the next highway bill.

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Kevin Jones | Editor

Kevin has served as editor-in-chief of Trailer/Body Builders magazine since 2017—just the third editor in the magazine’s 60 years. He is also editorial director for Endeavor Business Media’s Commercial Vehicle group, which includes FleetOwner, Bulk Transporter, Refrigerated Transporter, American Trucker, and Fleet Maintenance magazines and websites.

Working from Little Rock, Kevin has covered trucking and manufacturing for 15 years. His writing and commentary about the trucking industry and, previously, business and government, has been recognized with numerous state, regional, and national journalism awards.

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