Jan. 3: Nine States Adjust Gas Tax Jan. 1

Jan. 3: Nine States Adjust Gas Tax Jan. 1

The New Year brought adjusted motor fuel taxes to nine states, with seven states increasing their motor fuel taxes and two states decreasing the tax. Of the states that increased their motor fuel taxes, three of them—Florida, Georgia and North Carolina—did so based on...
March 16 Legislative Update: Bills Making Progress in the States

March 16 Legislative Update: Bills Making Progress in the States

Nebraska is on its way to passing a transportation funding bill, Alabama and Mississippi are considering gasoline tax increases, and Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and Connecticut are reviewing legislation to protect transportation revenue. In Utah, the legislature...
Feb. 18: Nearly 59,000 U.S. Bridges Still Structurally Deficient

Feb. 18: Nearly 59,000 U.S. Bridges Still Structurally Deficient

There’s good news and bad news to report about the condition of America’s bridges. The good news is there were 2,574 fewer structurally deficient bridges in 2015 compared to the number in 2014. The bad news is there are still 58,500 on the structurally deficient...
Feb. 5: State News Roundup

Feb. 5: State News Roundup

While some states move forward on transportation funding legislation, others grapple with transportation revenue shortfalls. State Transportation Funding Legislation Activity Hawaii Gov. David Ige included a plan to increase the state gas tax by 3 cents-per-gallon, as...