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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), who is seeking reelection in November, says repairing and replacing the state’s aging bridges is a top priority. Collins noted that the state has 314 bridges in poor condition, the seventh highest percentage in the country. A federal highway [...]
In California, a Sonoma County measure to renew a quarter-cent sales tax measure funding transportation projects will be on Nov. 3 ballot. This measure will generate $25 million, will extend the tax for another 20 years, and will require a two-thirds majority vote to [...]
Rural America faces a $211 billion transportation backlog according to TRIP, The Road Information Program. Its lates research shows conditions will be exacerbated by declines in revenue associated with COVID-19. Read more>> These states say declining motor fuel tax revenue collections due to [...]
The Maine Highway Fund will drop by as much as 40 percent--$74 million over the next five months--due to declining fuel tax revenue, according to the Maine Department of Transportation. The agency had anticipated significant federal aid, which has not yet materialized. Read more>> [...]
These states say declining motor fuel tax revenue collections due to reduced traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic are impacting transportation construction and repair projects: The Missouri Department of Transportation (MDOT) has delayed bidding on five projects totaling almost $45 million, and expects state transportation [...]
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, [...]