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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
Enacted Legislation Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R) on March 25 approved legislation that permits the department of transportation to authorize up to $1 billion in general obligation (GO) bonds over the next four years to accelerate transportation projects. Gov. Herbert signed into law another bill [...]
TRIP released an updated analysis on Jan. 12 examining the state of Montana’s transportation infrastructure. Read the report>> In Indiana, Gov. Eric Holcomb’s (R) State of the State Address delivered Jan. 17, highlighted transportation infrastructure improvements as one of the five pillars of his upcoming legislative agenda. Read More>> Montana Gov. Steve [...]
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (R) told reporters Dec. 19 that he has not yet released his transportation funding plan due to a request by some Republican legislators, who are currently working on their own proposal. Read More>> Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) included a 16 [...]
A number of states are expected make transportation funding a priority in their 2017 legislative sessions. This includes a dozen states where we think there is a good chance of legislation moving forward. Many legislators held off on introducing major bills in 2016, before the [...]
The Colorado Department of Transportation identified $9 billion in unfunded project priorities, including 130 highway, transit, and operations projects, at a Dec. 1 meeting with the state’s Joint Budget Committee. Colorado lawmakers debated methods to increase transportation funding throughout the 2016 legislative session without reaching [...]
The Wyoming Department of Transportation’s funds remain stable, despite cuts to the state budget that have affected multiple other state agencies. The department’s financial stability is due in part to its minimal reliance on the state general fund, which only contributes approximately 2 percent to [...]