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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
In response to feedback, local officials in Pinellas County, Florida, want to create a transportation solution that addresses congestion, safety, transit, job growth, affordable housing, and workforce training. Such a package is estimated to total $392 million in capital and $31.5 million annually in operations [...]
MTBMA Executive Director Michael Sakata addresses Maryland’s road funding issue with (L-R) Maryland Secretary of Transportation Pete Rahn, TRIP Director of Policy and Research Rocky Moretti, and MDOT State Highway Administration Administrator Greg Slater. Maryland’s urban roads and highways are overloaded with some of [...]
With Tyler Kane, Transportation Investment Advocacy Center Gas taxes increased on July 1 by 4.9 cents per gallon in Washington state, and 0.9 cents per gallon in Maryland. The same day, California decreased its gas tax by 2.2 cents per gallon, while Nebraska and North [...]
Nine states adjusted their motor fuel taxes Jan. 1, with four increases tied to efforts to providing more funding for transportation infrastructure investment, and five decreases triggered by falling oil prices. Four states—Utah, Nebraska, Maryland and Florida—raised their motor fuel tax rates. Utah had the [...]
This successful legislative campaign in the Maryland state legislature resulted in the enactment of a transportation gasoline/sales tax package that has been projected to generate $830 million per year for road and public transportation improvements. This law raised taxes on gasoline in stages over a [...]
Six states raised their gas taxes on July 1 in order to help pay for transportation projects, but an ARTBA analysis shows actual retail prices at the pump mostly fell, in line with recent patterns. Residents of Idaho, Georgia, Maryland, Rhode Island, Nebraska and Vermont [...]