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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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November 14: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

  In Massachusetts, dozens of Boston-area municipal leaders called for a 15-cent increase to the state’s 24-cents-per-gallon gas tax. This revenue would help subsidize a massive overhaul in the state’s transit and road network. Read more>>   The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded [...]

November 14, 2019|

October 11: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s (R) proposal for an $18 billion transportation infrastructure bond is being considered in the state legislature. The bond would partially be backed by anticipated federal revenue, as well as a proposed new fee on carbon within vehicle fuels. Read more>>   [...]

October 11, 2019|

August 9: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson recommends raising the gas tax in the next two years. Read More>>   Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, faces a $4.39 billion gap in transportation funding needs over the next 25 years just to maintain existing assets. The region may [...]

August 9, 2019|

July 12: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

In Manchester, Connecticut, town board approval of an $18 million bond hinges on how the public works director prioritizes improvements to arterial roads, side streets, sidewalks, and other infrastructure vying for funding. Read More>>   Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo (D – 19) said he [...]

July 12, 2019|

June 14: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

The Missouri Transportation Department has proposed a five-year, $900 million annual transportation investment plan. Gov. Mike Parson (R) also launched a $50 million “Focus on Bridges” initiative to fix state bridges. Read More>>   Pennsylvania is seeking volunteers for a I-95 Corridor Coalition study project that [...]

June 14, 2019|

March 15. State Transportation Funding News Roundup

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is facing a $135 million shortfall to maintain current road conditions, $72 million of which consists of maintenance projects, according to a March 8 report. Read More>>   Pennsylvania could lose $18.5 billion in transportation revenue over the next [...]

March 15, 2019|

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