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Sept. 30: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

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. [...]

September 30, 2016|

June 24: Weekly State Transportation Funding Roundup

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 [...]

June 24, 2016|

June 3: Weekly State Transportation Funding Roundup

by Tyler Kane, Transportation Investment Advocacy Center Engineers within the Nebraska Department of roads proposed May 30 installing “super two” highways throughout the state, which feature wider shoulders and extra passing lanes at approximately five mile windows. These highways cost approximately $2.5 million less per [...]

June 3, 2016|

April 14: State Transportation Funding Roundup

Nebraska lawmakers April 12 approved a bill that will create a state transportation infrastructure bank. Initial funding includes $50 million from the state’s rainy day fund and the 2 cents-per-gallon gas tax increase, which was signed into law in 2015. The bill also authorizes design-build [...]

April 14, 2016|

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