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COVID-19 Pandemic: State Transportation Funding Updates

  Construction crews in most states continued to work on critical transportation infrastructure projects while taking COVID-19 precautions, according to a March 23-27 of ARTBA members. Nearly 75% of respondents expected financial or material disruptions, and two-thirds were experiencing changes or adjustments to project schedules. Read more>> [...]

April 9, 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The key reason for the gap is Initiative 976, the measure approved by voters last fall that capped car taxes at $30 and repealed transportation benefit district fees.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|

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|

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