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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
An updated report with information on over 160 transportation funding initiatives introduced in 2015—what’s passed, what’s failed, and what’s still pending—is now available. So far in 2015: Washington, Nebraska, Georgia, Idaho, Utah, South Dakota, Iowa, and Delaware all passed legislation to ensure recurring transportation funding; [...]
The Delaware Legislature approved a bill just before midnight on June 30 to increase Department of Motor Vehicle Fees—last increased in 1990—for an additional $23.9 million per year for the state’s Transportation Trust Fund. House Bill 140 was passed by the House on May 14 [...]
(WASHINGTON)— An analysis of the recently-released 2014 U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) National Bridge Inventory database finds good news and bad news when it comes to the most heavily traveled U.S. bridges. The good news is that there are over 2,000 fewer structurally deficient structures [...]
With people traveling in record numbers across our nation’s roads this 4th of July weekend, the need to repair our nation’s infrastructure is even clearer. However, many states may halt or delay needed transportation projects due to uncertainty surrounding the future of the Highway Trust [...]
The Delaware legislature approved a proposal from Governor Jack Markell (D) July 1 that transfers $40 million in earmarked transportation projects to balance the state’s $3.8 billion operating budget for the 2015 fiscal year. In January, Markell and Transportation Secretary Shailen Bhatt introduced a plan [...]
By Lital Shair, Market Research Associate with ARTBA Uncertainty surrounding the future of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) continues to have ripple effects on state transportation planning. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) on June 26 became the 23rd state to express uncertainty about the [...]