In Texas, Pflugerville residents will vote in November on whether to borrow $101.7 million to fund a local street reconstruction plan. The proposition would expand and improve dozens of city streets and intersections.  Read more>>


Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) said 23 cities and towns will receive up to $250,000 in road grants. The Michigan Department of Transportation noted the grants cannot be used for regular road maintenance. Read more>>


Kansas Department of Transportation officials said a total of $18.5 million will fund 36 road and highway improvement projects over the next two fiscal years. Read more>>


Oregon leaders said the state’s highway trust fund will be insolvent by 2024 without taking action to ensure revenue can match expenses. Multnomah County officials said they face a $2 million reduction in revenue next year due to declining gas tax revenue. Read more>>


Also in Oregon, a $5.2 billion regional transportation funding ballot measure is being challenged in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Opponents contend the measure’s title does not clearly explain that it will be funded by a 0.75 percent payroll tax on regional businesses. Supporters have formed the Get Moving political action committee to advocate for the measure. Read more>>