Houston Chronicle The Highwayman Blog 9/24/13 By Dug Begley

Washington lawmakers have a lot on their plate, but they carved out a little time Tuesday to talk about transportation, with plans to pick up the topic again Wednesday.  Considering that lawmakers were three years late crafting the current transportation bill when they approved it last year, and it only lasts until September 2014, starting the discussion now might be prudent.

http://blog.chron.com/thehighwayman/2013/09/transportation-funding-slowly-getting-back-on-the-map-or-map/