Massachusetts legislators are considering a bill to allow regional transportation ballot initiatives so communities have more flexibility to improve infrastructure and develop their economies. If approved, local voters would be able raise [...]
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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 [...]
In California, transportation leaders project Caltrain will face a $71 million deficit in this fiscal year if a sales tax measure isn’t placed on the Nov. 3 ballot and passed by voters. San [...]
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), who is seeking reelection in November, says repairing and replacing the state’s aging bridges is a top priority. Collins noted that the state has 314 bridges in [...]
In California, a Sonoma County measure to renew a quarter-cent sales tax measure funding transportation projects will be on Nov. 3 ballot. This measure will generate $25 million, will extend the tax [...]
Washington state diverts about 5.4 percent of its $3.6 billion in gas tax revenue to projects unrelated to roads, according to a Reason Foundation report. The state’s infrastructure ranks in the bottom [...]
These states say declining motor fuel tax revenue collections due to reduced traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic are impacting transportation construction and repair projects: Michigan transportation experts estimated an 8.5 percent decline [...]
The Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) staff researches and prepares detailed case studies of successful — and unsuccessful — state and local legislative and ballot initiatives to increase transportation infrastructure investment. Each study [...]
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) on April 2020 signed Senate Bill 890 (2020) into law raising the state gas tax by 10 cents-per-gallon over two years and indexes the tax to the average [...]
These states say declining motor fuel tax revenue collections due to reduced traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic are impacting transportation construction and repair projects: The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) [...]