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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
Maine needs an extra $232 million annually to meet its road and bridge repair needs as construction costs continue to rise, according the Maine Department of Transportation. A committee of lawmakers, state officials, and business leaders are debating raising the state gas tax or [...]
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) proposed a $21 billion, decade-long transportation funding plan for multimodal transportation improvements. Toll assessments—beginning in 2023, and ranging from 50 cents to $7—would be used to repay federal loans for the projects. Read More>> Also in Connecticut, state [...]
In Texas, $9 billion in transportation funding is expected in FY 2020-21 due to revenue from the Propositions 1 (2014) and 7 (2015) constitutional amendments. These measures have contributed about $7.8 billion to the State Highway Fund since 2017, helping Texas build new and safer [...]
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 [...]
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is urging state legislators to present a transportation funding proposal. The chamber president said improvements to interstate highways, trunk lines, county roads, and local streets are critical to supporting state industries. Read More>> The recently approved Wisconsin state budget [...]
Maine’s highway and bridge repair program could lose $175 million if state legislators don’t place a $105 million bond package on the November ballot, Maine Transportation Commissioner Bruce Van Note has warned. Maine voters approved bonds the past four years to patch the state’s chronically [...]