Rural America faces a $211 billion transportation backlog according to TRIP, The Road Information Program. Its lates research shows conditions will be exacerbated by declines in revenue associated with COVID-19. Read more>> [...]
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Connecticut’s transportation program is running out of money due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, but state lawmakers insist they will not raise the gas tax or impose higher tolls. Their [...]
The Maine Highway Fund will drop by as much as 40 percent--$74 million over the next five months--due to declining fuel tax revenue, according to the Maine Department of Transportation. The agency [...]
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 Missouri Department of Transportation (MDOT) has delayed [...]
Reduced traffic volumes are expected to cause a decline in state fuel tax, toll, and user fee revenue which could delay thousands of projects nationwide. To prevent major cuts to projects transportation [...]
Construction crews in most states continued to work on critical transportation infrastructure projects while taking COVID-19 precautions, according to a March 23-27 of ARTBA members. Nearly 75% of respondents expected financial or material [...]
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) reports it met only 77 percent of its maintenance goals for 2019. WSDOT officials said, “maintenance funding is not keeping pace with the increased needs associated with [...]
The Connecticut State Bond Commission is considering borrowing just over $700 million for the state’s aging highways, bridges, and rail lines. The commission is also reviewing the first $30 million installment of [...]
The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is continuing construction plans for nearly $400 million in projects across the state, despite the pandemic. In addition, the state will grant $158 million from a [...]
A $190 million transportation bond measure has been withdrawn from the May 19 ballot in Bend, Oregon due to uncertainties in the municipal bond market brought on by the COVID-19 epidemic. The goal [...]