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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) reports it met only 77 percent of its maintenance goals for 2019. WSDOT officials said, “maintenance funding is not keeping pace with the increased needs associated with system additions from new construction projects, or the inflation-adjusted costs of construction [...]
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, [...]
ARTBA-TIAC provides live tracking of state transportation investment legislation. Below are some recent developments. Visit the State Legislation page to follow the progress of transportation investment in state legislatures. The Virginia House Finance Committee approved Del. Delores McQuinn’s (D -70) proposal to raise [...]
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 [...]
In Idaho, House Transportation Chairman Joe Palmer (R) proposed legislation to transfer $272 million from the state’s Budget Stabilization Fund for a new account to help pay for transportation projects. Read more>> Gov. Brad Little (R) also supports further transportation investment. He has proposed a [...]
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) Jan. 6 proposed a three-step plan to increase state transportation funding in Fiscal Years 2020 to 2022. He confronted the state’s inability to update roads and transit systems in his annual budget presentation, identifying the effort as a “platform for [...]