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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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Jan. 31: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Monroe County, Michigan on Jan.25 cancelled its snow removal contract with the state transportation department due to concerns that winter transportation maintenance expenses could jeopardize its funding for summer projects. Read More>> Additionally, Michigan’s Consensus Policy Project, composed of former state lawmakers, on Jan. 31 proposed raising the [...]

January 31, 2019|

Jan. 24: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

In North Dakota local governments, farmers, and highway construction companies pressed for a 7-cent increase to fund road projects. Senate Finance and Taxation Committee chairman, Sen. Dwight Cook (R- 34) said the raise on the state’s current 23-cent-per-gallon gas tax might be too high, and [...]

January 24, 2019|

Feb. 14: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

New Mexico House lawmakers rejected a Senate amendment on Feb. 13 that would decrease revenue for road construction and maintenance from $60 million to $34 million, holding up the state's $6.3 billion budget plan. The budget bill is due to Gov. Susana Martinez (R) by noon on [...]

February 14, 2018|

Jan. 26: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ArDOT) on Jan. 25 withdrew a dozen road construction projects involving maintenance on existing roads or safety improvements from February’s bidding process, citing federal funding uncertainty. Read More>> A new poll by The Salt Lake Tribune and the University of [...]

January 26, 2018|

Aug. 4: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

The latest quarterly National Highway Construction Cost Index (NHCCI) from the Federal Highway Administration includes a major revision, the first since its creation 10 years ago. The new measure  reflects that highway construction costs have increased by 67 percent  compared to 2003. During the same [...]

August 4, 2017|

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