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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
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 [...]
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, [...]
The Connecticut State Bond Commission is considering borrowing just over $700 million for the state’s aging highways, bridges, and rail lines. The commission is also reviewing the first $30 million installment of this fiscal year’s $60 million Town Aid Road grant and more than [...]
Washington State House Democrats released their 2021 transportation budget with a $453 million shortfall. The key reason for the gap is Initiative 976, the measure approved by voters last fall that capped car taxes at $30 and repealed transportation benefit district fees. State officials predict [...]
The Utah Legislature has repealed an unpopular tax reform package that could have generated $170 million in transportation investment in 2021. The move came soon after a citizen’s referendum reached the required signature threshold to be placed on the November ballot. House Majority Leader Francis [...]
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 [...]