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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is urging state legislators to present a transportation funding proposal. The chamber president said improvements to interstate highways, trunk lines, county roads, and local streets are critical to supporting state industries. Read More>> The recently approved Wisconsin state budget [...]
A new report by ARTBA’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center™ (ARTBA-TIAC) analyzes Alabama’s successful 2019 campaign to increase transportation investment, including how organizations in the state built a coalition and obtained bipartisan consensus, and what led to the state’s transportation investment shortfall. It also explores significant [...]
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’ (D) proposed transportation investment plan would generate an additional $608 million over two years, $527 million of which would come from raising the gas tax and the remainder would come from fees on heavy trucks, hybrid vehicles, and vehicle titles.The plan [...]
The Alabama state Senate March 12 approved legislation that will help generate more than $300 million per year in additional transportation infrastructure investment. Senators agreed 28-6 to increase Alabama’s fuel tax by 10 cents-per-gallon, phased in over three years and indexed to the National Highway [...]
Connecticut’s newly introduced SB 70 aims to create a state infrastructure bank to fund infrastructure improvements by financing a loan program. State Sen. Alex Bergstein (D) , who also introduced SB 102 - a separate bill that implements electronic tolls on major highways – on [...]
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey’s (R) "Rebuild Alabama Infrastructure Plan" introduced Feb. 27 proposes a 10 cent-per-gallon fuel tax increase indexed to rising road construction costs and phased in over three years. The state’s current flat excise tax of 18 cents per gallon on gasoline and [...]