Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s (R) proposal for an $18 billion transportation infrastructure bond is being considered in the state legislature. The bond would partially be backed by anticipated federal revenue, as well as [...]
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West Virginia is $5.5 billion behind the estimated amount needed to adequately complete, repair, and maintain the state road system. Deputy Highways Commissioner, Jimmy Wriston, highlighted this disparity citing a 2013 report recommending [...]
In Michigan, the Republican-led legislature approved a $59.9 billion budget, which Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) called “a mess.” While the budget adds $400 million in general fund revenue to transportation, Whitmer says the [...]
In Texas, $9 billion in transportation funding is expected in FY 2020-21 due to revenue from the Propositions 1 (2014) and 7 (2015) constitutional amendments. These measures have contributed about $7.8 billion to [...]
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) is urging Republican legislators to send her budget bills before the Sept. 30 deadline. Budget talks between Whitmer and Republican legislative leaders have slowed over transportation funding allocations. [...]
The Arkansas Department of Transportation will hold six meetings early next year to announce proposed transportation projects, which will hinge on voter approval of a 0.5 percent sales tax ballot measure in November 2020. Meanwhile, [...]
The U.S. Department of Transportation is giving a total of $225 million to 18 states with bridges in poor condition. With funding from the Competitive Highway Bridge Program each state should be able to rehabilitate [...]
Phoenix, Arizona, residents Aug. 27 voted to preserve light rail funding in their city. More than 62 percent supported transit investment in the fourth such referendum in 19 years. Read More>> The [...]
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is urging state legislators to present a transportation funding proposal. The chamber president said improvements to interstate highways, trunk lines, county roads, and local streets are critical to [...]
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (D) and Republican legislators agreed on a two-year budget that emphasizes new revenues and less borrowing by increasing vehicle registration fees. Evers highlighted The budget contains a lockbox provision [...]