Open Section Menu ^
TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
Ohio lawmakers April 2 reached a deal to increase the state gas tax by 10.5 cents-per-gallon and the diesel tax by 19 cents-per-gallon, and implement annual registration fees of $200 for electric motor vehicles and $100 for plug-in hybrid motor vehicles. The measure, which takes [...]
The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is facing a $135 million shortfall to maintain current road conditions, $72 million of which consists of maintenance projects, according to a March 8 report. Read More>> Pennsylvania could lose $18.5 billion in transportation revenue over the next [...]
Arkansas lawmakers voted on March 7 to place a half-cent sales tax increase renewal on the 2020 ballot. The measure, originally approved in 2012, is projected to raise approximately $205 million annually for state highways. House Joint Resolution 1018 (HJR 1018) is part of a [...]
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) proposed an 18-cent-per-gallon gas tax increase on Feb. 20 that would commence July 1, 2019, and be annually adjusted with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) to compensate for inflation beginning the following year. However, the rate would not be adjusted [...]
Minnesota state officials said Feb. 4 spending on a $2 billion light rail project scheduled to begin service in 2023 would continue, spurring the state’s economic momentum and keeping a potential recession at bay. Read More>> Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Director Jack Marchbanks on Feb. 5 called attention to a $1 [...]
Minnesota Governor-elect Tim Walz (D) has indicated support for a gas tax increase, a view echoed by the new Transportation Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher. Kelliher has stated that she considers a gas tax more regressive than an income tax, but believes a gas tax is [...]