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July 29: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

In response to feedback, local officials in Pinellas County, Florida, want to create a transportation solution that addresses congestion, safety, transit, job growth, affordable housing, and workforce training. Such a package is estimated to total $392 million in capital and $31.5 million annually in operations [...]

July 29, 2019|

Feb. 10: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Indiana House Democrats announced a plan on Feb. 6 to increase transportation funding by $800 million to  $900 million annually by dedicating the annual state agency budget reversions toward state and local funding;  ensuring all motor fuel taxes—including the state sales tax on fuel purchases—are [...]

February 10, 2017|

Jan. 3: Nine States Adjust Gas Tax Jan. 1

The New Year brought adjusted motor fuel taxes to nine states, with seven states increasing their motor fuel taxes and two states decreasing the tax. Of the states that increased their motor fuel taxes, three of them—Florida, Georgia and North Carolina—did so based on automatic adjustments [...]

January 3, 2017|

April 7: State Transportation Budget Discussion Roundup

The New York legislature reached a budget agreement April 1 that includes $55 billion for the state’s transportation plan, including $27.14 billion for the state Department of Transportation and $27.98 billion for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Mike Elmendorf, president of Rebuild New York Now, stated [...]

April 7, 2016|

Feb. 17: States Considering Transportation Funding Legislation

Forty-four bills to increase transportation funding have been considered in 23 states so far in the 2016 legislative session, according to an updated report from the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center. Of those considering methods to increase transportation funding, eight states—Alaska, Hawaii, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, New [...]

February 17, 2016|

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