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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
Construction crews in most states continued to work on critical transportation infrastructure projects while taking COVID-19 precautions, according to a March 23-27 of ARTBA members. Nearly 75% of respondents expected financial or material disruptions, and two-thirds were experiencing changes or adjustments to project schedules. Read more>> [...]
The North Carolina Department of Transportation will submit a financial proposal by Jan. 15 detailing their projected spending, control measures, and policies. As a response to the department’s previous budgeting problems, the new plan will consider financial obstacles and potential natural disaster damage. Read more>> [...]
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) proposed a $21 billion, decade-long transportation funding plan for multimodal transportation improvements. Toll assessments—beginning in 2023, and ranging from 50 cents to $7—would be used to repay federal loans for the projects. Read More>> Also in Connecticut, state [...]
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (D) and Republican legislators agreed on a two-year budget that emphasizes new revenues and less borrowing by increasing vehicle registration fees. Evers highlighted The budget contains a lockbox provision that will protect transportation funding. Read More>> North Carolina Gov. Roy [...]
In Manchester, Connecticut, town board approval of an $18 million bond hinges on how the public works director prioritizes improvements to arterial roads, side streets, sidewalks, and other infrastructure vying for funding. Read More>> Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo (D – 19) said he [...]
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) May 17 signed legislation raising the annual electric vehicle registration fee by $130. The new revenue will supplement the Road Use Tax Fund, which supports transportation construction and maintenance. Read More>> More than two-fifths of Illinois’ major roads are [...]