The Arkansas Department of Transportation will hold six meetings early next year to announce proposed transportation projects, which will hinge on voter approval of a 0.5 percent sales tax ballot measure in November 2020. Meanwhile, the legislative question committee is meeting with political consultants to prepare a promotional campaign. Read more>>

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont’s (D) administration recommends nearly $400 million bond agenda. Most of the funding is dedicated for school and road construction. Lamont is trying to minimize piling on to Connecticut’s $25 billion bonded debt  absent a long-term transportation deal with the state legislature. Read more>>


The Kentucky Mileage-Based Transportation Funding Task Force is considering options to increase infrastructure investment as other revenues stagnate and stall planned projects. The group recently heard from Oregon and Utah officials about road usage charge models used to compensate for rising fuel efficiency. Read more>>


The Texas Transportation Commission approved a $77 billion, decade-long transportation plan specifically for safety improvements, congestion and connectivity issues, and roadway preservation. The Texas Department of Transportation says it is committed to reducing the worst congestion. The agency wants to secure funding from legislative and voter-approved initiatives. Read more>>