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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
The New Year brought adjusted motor fuel taxes to nine states, with seven states increasing their motor fuel taxes and two states decreasing the tax. Of the states that increased their motor fuel taxes, three of them—Florida, Georgia and North Carolina—did so based on automatic adjustments [...]
As Tennessee lawmakers prepare for discussions on increasing the state gas tax, a Dec. 1 Vanderbilt University poll has found that 67 percent of respondents would support such a hike to fund improvements to roads and bridges and ensure economic growth and public safety. Read [...]
With Tyler Kane, Transportation Investment Advocacy Center Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer delivered a public presentation on Sept. 27 about why the state needs to increase transportation funding and what neighboring states have been doing to invest in their roads and bridges. [...]
by Carolyn Kramer, Transportation Investment Advocacy Center Manager A new analysis of eight states that passed legislation to increase their state motor fuel taxes in 2015 to pay for important new transportation improvements shows that 98 percent of Republican and Democratic lawmakers who supported the [...]
With Tyler Kane, Transportation Investment Advocacy Center Gas taxes increased on July 1 by 4.9 cents per gallon in Washington state, and 0.9 cents per gallon in Maryland. The same day, California decreased its gas tax by 2.2 cents per gallon, while Nebraska and North [...]
with Tyler Kane, Transportation Investment Advocacy Center Budget committees in New Jersey’s Senate and General Assembly on June 23 approved legislation to increase funding for the Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), sending the identical companion bills to each floor for consideration. Both the Senate and General [...]