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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will pay the full cost of municipal road safety projects approved by the agency. ODOT will use revenue from the gas tax increase to pay for about $158 million in safety projects; one of the selling points that [...]
ARTBA-TIAC provides live tracking of state transportation investment legislation. Below are some recent developments. Visit the State Legislation page to follow the progress of transportation investment in state legislatures. The Virginia House Finance Committee approved Del. Delores McQuinn’s (D -70) proposal to raise [...]
Lawmakers in 24 states introduced nearly 100 transportation funding measures in January, according to analysis by ARTBA’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center® (ARTBA-TIAC). A bill in Maine to establish a transportation funding commission, with a report due to the legislature by March, has already been approved [...]
The Utah Legislature has repealed an unpopular tax reform package that could have generated $170 million in transportation investment in 2021. The move came soon after a citizen’s referendum reached the required signature threshold to be placed on the November ballot. House Majority Leader Francis [...]
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) proposal to raise $3.5 billion in one-time revenue for state roads Jan. 30 won unanimous approval from the State Transportation Commission. The bond will nearly double the state’s road funding over the next five years, allowing the Michigan Department of [...]
Gov. Kay Ivey (R) and the Alabama Department of Transportation have allocated significant funds for roads and bridges as a part of the 2019 Rebuild Alabama Act. The legislation requires the state to save $10 million from gas tax revenue for transportation improvements. In [...]