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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
ARTBA’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center™ (TIAC) will take a first look at 2020 general election results during this free, one-hour webinar. Those elected on Nov. 3 and the state ballot measures passed will impact transportation investment in 2021 and beyond. ARTBA senior staff will provide [...]
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) Oct. 21 approved a $1.9 billion infrastructure bond, the largest public works package in state history. The revenue will build roads and bridges, as well as wastewater treatment infrastructure, parks and trails. The state legislature passed the bill with overwhelming [...]
Massachusetts legislators are considering a bill to allow regional transportation ballot initiatives so communities have more flexibility to improve infrastructure and develop their economies. If approved, local voters would be able raise money through various taxes. The bill is in a conference committee. Read [...]
In Texas, Pflugerville residents will vote in November on whether to borrow $101.7 million to fund a local street reconstruction plan. The proposition would expand and improve dozens of city streets and intersections. Read more>> Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) said 23 cities [...]
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 [...]