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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy approved a combined $24.5 billion capital plan for the state Turnpike Authority and Transportation Authority. Murphy also approved an average toll increase of 57 cents for passenger vehicles, set to take effect on Sept. 13. Read more>> State [...]
Six states have approved 13 transportation investment measures so far in 2020, according to the latest report by ARTBA's Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC). The measures - a combination of legislation and executive orders - will be worth $5.1 billion in one-time and recurring tax [...]
On average, one-third of state gas tax increases or decrease are passed on to consumers in the retail price of gasoline, according to a new empirical analysis by the ARTBA Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC). There was no measurable impact after that point, according to [...]
Wyoming state legislators are exploring transportation revenue and safety solutions as they face a $135 million annual shortfall. Their proposals to make up the revenue include new tolls, a road usage charge, and increasing the state’s 24-cents-per-gallon fuel tax, unchanged since 2014. Read more>> [...]
In Ohio, Hamilton County voters narrowly approved a sales tax increase to raise $130 million additional annual revenue for transportation. Issue 7 raised the county sales tax by 0.8 percent to 7.8 percent for the next 25 years. The money will be applied to bus [...]
I-976 was a 2019 ballot measure that repeals state and local authority to impose certain vehicle taxes and fees, limits state and local license fees to $30, requires regional transit authorities to retired bonds early where allowed, and implements many other changes. These adjustments are [...]