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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
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 Francisco and other cities are lobbying for $32 billion in federal aid [...]
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 poor condition, the seventh highest percentage in the country. A federal highway [...]
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 for another 20 years, and will require a two-thirds majority vote to [...]
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 half of the nation, according to a separate report. Read more>> The [...]
Three state lawmakers will discuss their successes and challenges with increasing transportation funding during the 7th Annual "National Workshop for State & Local Transportation Advocates." The legislators will also provide insight into the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on their state and how they [...]
Over $5 billion in new revenue will boost transportation maintenance and construction work in six states that approved investment measures during the first half of 2020. Virginia signed a state gas tax increase to fund projects, while other states explored legislation that could implement new [...]