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Federal Data Shows Highway Usage Continues to Grow

American motorists continue driving billions of miles on already stressed roads and highways. The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) latest report shows 285.1 billion total vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in October 2019, a 1 percent increase from October 2018. The FHWA also found that 2019 cumulative [...]

January 10, 2020|

October 11: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s (R) proposal for an $18 billion transportation infrastructure bond is being considered in the state legislature. The bond would partially be backed by anticipated federal revenue, as well as a proposed new fee on carbon within vehicle fuels. Read more>>   [...]

October 11, 2019|

Aug 29: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Phoenix, Arizona, residents Aug. 27 voted to preserve light rail funding in their city. More than 62 percent supported transit investment in the fourth such referendum in 19 years. Read More>>    The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) aims to complete $435 million worth of [...]

August 29, 2019|

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