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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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COVID-19 Pandemic: State Transportation Funding Updates

  Construction crews in most states continued to work on critical transportation infrastructure projects while taking COVID-19 precautions, according to a March 23-27 of ARTBA members. Nearly 75% of respondents expected financial or material disruptions, and two-thirds were experiencing changes or adjustments to project schedules. Read more>> [...]

April 9, 2020|

December 13: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

  Several Massachusetts state representatives say they will try to increase the state's $.24-per-gallon gasoline tax next month. State Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier (D – Pittsfield) has also proposed a pilot program to study a vehicle miles traveled fee. Read more>>   Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont [...]

December 13, 2019|

Jan. 10: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) and several state lawmakers intend to introduce legislation that would implement tolls along Interstate Highway 81 (I-81) to generate an estimated $2.2 billion in new revenue. Northam is supportive of tolling, predicting the benefits would outweigh the costs, but has [...]

January 10, 2019|

Sept. 21: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Large trucks on the Indiana Toll Road will see 35-percent fee increases starting Oct. 5 as part of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s (R) plan to increase state transportation funding by an additional $1 billion. The increase, which amended an existing contract and did not require legislative [...]

September 21, 2018|

Sept. 6: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) signed legislation into law on Aug. 29 to increase transportation funding by $200 million annually. The package will provide revenue through a variety of measures, including a portion of a settlement with BP over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill off [...]

September 7, 2018|

June 14: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

The North Carolina legislature on June 13 sent a $3 billion transportation bond measure to the governor for approval. Gov. Roy Cooper (D) is expected to sign the measure. Follow state transportation funding legislation on the TIAC website. The Iowa Transportation Commission unanimously voted on [...]

June 14, 2018|

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