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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.

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June 14: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

The Missouri Transportation Department has proposed a five-year, $900 million annual transportation investment plan. Gov. Mike Parson (R) also launched a $50 million “Focus on Bridges” initiative to fix state bridges. Read More>>   Pennsylvania is seeking volunteers for a I-95 Corridor Coalition study project that [...]

June 14, 2019|

April. 12. State Transportation Funding News Roundup

In a bipartisan effort, the Colorado legislature plans to allocate $300 million for transportation in this year’s budget, $106 million more than the initial line item.  It’s unclear where this revenue will be drawn from in the state’s $30.5 billion budget. Read More>>   Connecticut [...]

April 12, 2019|

Jan. 24: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

In North Dakota local governments, farmers, and highway construction companies pressed for a 7-cent increase to fund road projects. Senate Finance and Taxation Committee chairman, Sen. Dwight Cook (R- 34) said the raise on the state’s current 23-cent-per-gallon gas tax might be too high, and [...]

January 24, 2019|

June 1: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Dozens of Georgia transportation projects do not have sufficient funding to move forward, according to a May 31 report by The Road Improvement Program (TRIP). Read More>> The Oklahoma legislature’s diversion of transportation revenue to balance the general fund has caused one county to delay [...]

June 1, 2018|

Jan. 26: State Transportation Funding Legislation Roundup

Transportation Funding Proposals Connecticut Rep. Jason Rojas (D-East Hartford) announced his plan on Jan. 23 to propose a 4 cents-per-gallon increase in the state gas tax to close the state’s transportation funding shortfall. The legislature’s 2018 regular session begins on Feb. 7. Utah’s Transportation Governance [...]

January 26, 2018|

Jan. 12: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (R) included a call for increased transportation funding in his Jan. 11 State of the State address. Gov. Hickenlooper pointed to the recent passage of local transportation funding ballot measures in the state, and the successful state transportation funding increase in [...]

January 12, 2018|

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