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November 14: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

  In Massachusetts, dozens of Boston-area municipal leaders called for a 15-cent increase to the state’s 24-cents-per-gallon gas tax. This revenue would help subsidize a massive overhaul in the state’s transit and road network. Read more>>   The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded [...]

November 14, 2019|

October 4: State Transportation Funding New Roundup

West Virginia is $5.5 billion behind the estimated amount needed to adequately complete, repair, and maintain the state road system. Deputy Highways Commissioner, Jimmy Wriston, highlighted this disparity citing a 2013 report recommending the state more than double its $1.1 billion annual road spending. Read [...]

October 4, 2019|

Aug 29: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Phoenix, Arizona, residents Aug. 27 voted to preserve light rail funding in their city. More than 62 percent supported transit investment in the fourth such referendum in 19 years. Read More>>    The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) aims to complete $435 million worth of [...]

August 29, 2019|

August 9: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson recommends raising the gas tax in the next two years. Read More>>   Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, faces a $4.39 billion gap in transportation funding needs over the next 25 years just to maintain existing assets. The region may [...]

August 9, 2019|

July 29: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

In response to feedback, local officials in Pinellas County, Florida, want to create a transportation solution that addresses congestion, safety, transit, job growth, affordable housing, and workforce training. Such a package is estimated to total $392 million in capital and $31.5 million annually in operations [...]

July 29, 2019|

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