What happening: President Joe Biden today is unveiling $387 billion for transportation infrastructure improvements during an event in Pittsburgh. The American Jobs Plan (AJP) is billed as a proposal to rebuild the nation’s [...]
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State legislators in 32 states introduced 113 transportation funding measures in the first two months of 2021, according to ARTBA’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC). They are seeking to bridge construction and repair [...]
Rhode Island voters March 2 overwhelmingly approved a $71.7 million transportation funding bond. The measure received the highest support--over 80 percent-- of seven bonds in a special election, including questions on housing, education [...]
State legislators in half the country introduced 61 transportation funding measures during January, according to ARTBA's Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC). They are seeking to bridge construction and repair revenue shortfalls created by [...]
By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA Trucking interests have sued Rhode Island over its “RhodeWorks” tolling program, jeopardizing millions of dollars in toll revenue in the state. The [...]
Jan. 15 Update: Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) has signed into law a $16.5 billion transportation funding bond bill. The governor vetoed rideshare fee increases in the same bill, stating that travel patterns [...]
The ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on general fund and transportation-specific revenues is among the most prominent challenges facing U.S. states in 2021. Some states might delay raising taxes or fees until [...]
Pennsylvania transportation agencies are struggling to fund operations as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact revenues. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Authority said it will borrow $550 million to make its required payment to the [...]
Support Hits 20-year High Voters in 19 states Nov. 3 approved 94 percent of state and local ballot initiatives that will provide an additional $14 billion in one-time and recurring revenue for transportation [...]
By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Former senior Capitol Hill advisors and ARTBA senior staff will explore the race for the White House, control of Congress, and the impacts these outcomes will have [...]