Nineteen states approved an estimated $1.8 billion in one-time and recurring revenue for roads and bridges during the first five months of 2019, according to the latest analysis by ARTBA’s Transportation Investment Advocacy [...]
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Illinois lawmakers June 2 overwhelmingly approved a measure expected to generate $1.8 billion annually in new transportation revenue, with 80 percent dedicated to highway maintenance, construction, bridge repair, congestion relief, and aviation-related construction, [...]
Alabama, Arkansas and Ohio this year raised their state gas tax to provide urgently needed revenue for roads, bridges, and other transportation investment. It wasn’t easy. Each state faced its own challenges, including [...]
A key factor in crafting state transportation investment legislation is determining how much of the new revenue is dedicated to local projects. State lawmakers must grapple with the diverse needs of urban and [...]
Nine states approved an estimated $1.6 billion in one-time and recurring revenue for roads and bridges during the first four months of 2019, including four in April, according to analysis by the American [...]
This measure would have amended Missouri statutes to fund the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s enforcement and administration of laws and traffic regulations. The funding would be provided by gradually increasing the state’s 17-cents-per-gallon [...]
Data and transparency are two of the critical tools to gain and retain support for ongoing transportation investment explored in a recent ARTBA-TIAC webinar. A recording of “Campaign Strategies & Successes: Maintaining Energy [...]
Statehouse Campaign Strategies & Successes for Ongoing Transportation Funding Wins [ARTBA-TIAC Webinar]Carolyn Kramer2019-04-19T11:26:58+00:00
Earlier this month, Ohio lawmakers reached a bipartisan deal to generate an additional $865 million annually for transportation infrastructure maintenance and safety work, and Gov. Mike DeWine (R) quickly signed it into law. [...]
Identifying & Analyzing Significant State Transportation Funding Trends [July 17 ARTBA-TIAC Workshop]Carolyn Kramer2019-04-18T12:31:17+00:00
Dozens of states have made progress since 2013 to meet their transportation funding needs, including 30 state gas tax increases or adjustments, and 20 new state electric vehicle fees. On July 17 in [...]
Campaign Strategies & Successes: Maintaining Energy Towards Ongoing Transportation Funding Wins [ARTBA-TIAC Webinar]Carolyn Kramer2019-04-11T13:27:54+00:00
Meeting a state’s transportation infrastructure needs is an ongoing challenge. Once legislation becomes law, the most successful advocates quickly reassess how to keep growing their state’s investment for maintenance and construction. In a [...]