In Massachusetts, dozens of Boston-area municipal leaders called for a 15-cent increase to the state’s 24-cents-per-gallon gas tax. This revenue would help subsidize a massive overhaul in the state’s transit and road network. Read more>>

 

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded $900 million  in Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grants to 35 states. The funding will support 55 road, bridge, transit, rail, port, and intermodal transportation projects. Read more>>

 

In Pennsylvania, nearly $5.5 million in Multimodal Transportation Fund grants were announced for the state. The grants will fund various bridge restoration, pedestrian mobility, paving, intersection, and safety projects. Read more>>

 

In Utah, the Ogden City Council approved $6.5 million in local road and sidewalk reconstruction. The council also amended its budget to include over $4.6 million in state and Weber County grants to fund other similar projects. Read more>>

 

The Connecticut Council of Small Towns, representing 116 communities, has called upon Gov. Ned Lamont (D) to convene a special session so state lawmakers can approve the Town Aid Road program. Municipalities rely on the transportation bond package for important infrastructure work. Read more>>