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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
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 [...]
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 [...]