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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
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, [...]
The Alaska Senate voted 12-5 to double the state gas tax from 8 cents per gallon to 16 cents per gallon, which is expected to raise $33.8 million annually. Senate Bill 115 also raises the state’s marine fuel tax and increases registration fees for [...]
The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will pay the full cost of municipal road safety projects approved by the agency. ODOT will use revenue from the gas tax increase to pay for about $158 million in safety projects; one of the selling points that [...]