Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner James P. Redeker warned Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) of an “economic death spiral” if the state legislature does not approve additional transportation funding. In an April 20 letter, Redeker said the agency will raise rail fares by 10 percent and bus fares by 14.3 percent, while cutting service. Read More>>

Local governments will have to pay $7.9 billion to fix structurally deficient bridges and $5.2 billion for patch up pavement, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reported April 17 to the Commonwealth Transportation Board. While interstate and primary pavement conditions have improved, VDOT Deputy Transportation Secretary Nick Donohue stated that secondary road conditions have remained unchanged. Read More>>

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Rapid Bridge Replacement public-private partnership has completed 390 bridges since the program begin in 2013. Now, 50 bridges are under construction and work on 20 more is set to begin soon. Read More>>

A Minnesota transportation coalition is launching an ad campaign to urge the passage of legislation to dedicate taxes on auto sales to transportation funding. The measure would require voter approval in November. Read More>>