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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
These states say declining motor fuel tax revenue collections due to reduced traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic are impacting transportation construction and repair projects: The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) estimates a $300 million reduction in revenue from declining gas tax and [...]
Connecticut’s transportation program is running out of money due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, but state lawmakers insist they will not raise the gas tax or impose higher tolls. Their short-term solution is to borrow more money. Read more>> Since 2004, [...]
These states say declining motor fuel tax revenue collections due to reduced traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic are impacting transportation construction and repair projects: The Missouri Department of Transportation (MDOT) has delayed bidding on five projects totaling almost $45 million, and expects state transportation [...]
The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is continuing construction plans for nearly $400 million in projects across the state, despite the pandemic. In addition, the state will grant $158 million from a January fuel tax increase to local safety projects. Prior to this tax, [...]
A $190 million transportation bond measure has been withdrawn from the May 19 ballot in Bend, Oregon due to uncertainties in the municipal bond market brought on by the COVID-19 epidemic. The goal is to put the bond package, which proposes dozens of projects aimed [...]
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s (R) proposal for an $18 billion transportation infrastructure bond is being considered in the state legislature. The bond would partially be backed by anticipated federal revenue, as well as a proposed new fee on carbon within vehicle fuels. Read more>> [...]