Locals are moving ahead on transportation funding.
Voters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, approved an April 5 ballot measure to create a new permanent 0.085 percent sales tax to generate $102 million over the next 15 years for the city’s transportation infrastructure. Of that amount, $45 million will be allocated for street maintenance and traffic while the remaining $57 million will be used for transit operations and capital. Read More.
The Asheville, North Carolina, City Council decided March 22 to triple the city’s municipal vehicle license fee for street maintenance after a 2015 bill granted localities the ability to do so. Read More.