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March 12: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

  The Missouri Department of Transportation (MDOT) said it will have to eliminate nearly $800 million in planned projects if Congress fails to approve new transportation funding by November 2020. If federal funding isn't reauthorized in time nearly 300 of the 1,437 projects planned through [...]

March 12, 2020|

Feb. 27: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

  Washington State House Democrats released their 2021 transportation budget with a $453 million shortfall.  The key reason for the gap is Initiative 976, the measure approved by voters last fall that capped car taxes at $30 and repealed transportation benefit district fees. State officials predict [...]

February 27, 2020|

Federal Data Shows Highway Usage Continues to Grow

American motorists continue driving billions of miles on already stressed roads and highways. The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) latest report shows 285.1 billion total vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in October 2019, a 1 percent increase from October 2018. The FHWA also found that 2019 cumulative [...]

January 10, 2020|

December 13: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

  Several Massachusetts state representatives say they will try to increase the state's $.24-per-gallon gasoline tax next month. State Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier (D – Pittsfield) has also proposed a pilot program to study a vehicle miles traveled fee. Read more>>   Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont [...]

December 13, 2019|

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