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Jan. 10: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

In Idaho, House Transportation Chairman Joe Palmer (R) proposed legislation to transfer $272 million from the state’s Budget Stabilization Fund for a new account to help pay for transportation projects.  Read more>> Gov. Brad Little (R) also supports further transportation investment. He has proposed a [...]

January 10, 2020|

Federal Data Shows Highway Usage Continues to Grow

American motorists continue driving billions of miles on already stressed roads and highways. The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) latest report shows 285.1 billion total vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in October 2019, a 1 percent increase from October 2018. The FHWA also found that 2019 cumulative [...]

January 10, 2020|

Jan. 6: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

The North Carolina Department of Transportation will submit a financial proposal by Jan. 15 detailing their projected spending, control measures, and policies. As a response to the department’s previous budgeting problems, the new plan will consider financial obstacles and potential natural disaster damage. Read more>> [...]

January 6, 2020|

December 20: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

  The Washington State Transportation Commission will propose a "by-the-mile" tax by Jan 13. to replace the state's 49.4 cents-per-gallon gas tax over concern that increased fuel efficiency will dilute its effectiveness to raise sufficient revenue. The commission recommends implementing a 2.4-cents-per-mile tax with hybrid [...]

December 20, 2019|

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