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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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Sept. 6: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) signed legislation into law on Aug. 29 to increase transportation funding by $200 million annually. The package will provide revenue through a variety of measures, including a portion of a settlement with BP over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill off [...]

September 7, 2018|

Aug. 23: State Transportation Funding News

On Aug. 22 a Colorado measure to utilize $3.5 billion in bonds for transportation improvements was added to the upcoming Nov. 6 general election ballot. The citizen-initiated proposal exceed the required 98,492 qualifying signatures required. Another measure that would increase the state sales tax by [...]

August 23, 2018|

July 13: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

A Nov. 6 California ballot measure will decide whether to mandate a state referendum for any gas tax increases, retroactive to January 2017. The immediate impact would be the repeal of Senate Bill (SB) 1, which raises an estimated $5.2 billion annually for transportation infrastructure [...]

July 13, 2018|

May 4: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

The ability for states and cities to partially fund transportation projects with "new, non-Federal revenue" will be a factor when applying for grants through the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Infrastructure Investments program this year. Credit will be given for states that increased taxes or [...]

May 4, 2018|

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