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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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June 2: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

The latest TRIP report released June 1 found that with over half of Mississippi’s roads in poor or mediocre condition, and 12 percent of the state’s bridges struggling with structural deficiencies, poor transportation infrastructure is costing Mississippi drivers a total of $2.9 billion annually. Read [...]

June 2, 2017|

Feb. 17: States Considering Transportation Funding Legislation

Forty-four bills to increase transportation funding have been considered in 23 states so far in the 2016 legislative session, according to an updated report from the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center. Of those considering methods to increase transportation funding, eight states—Alaska, Hawaii, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, New [...]

February 17, 2016|

RHODE ISLAND: HOUSE BILL 7133 (2014)

A bill to increase the state gas tax by 1 cent-per-gallon (starting July 1, 2015), revisited every two years to reflect increases based on the rate of inflation; increase vehicle inspection fees from $39 to $55; and raise court fees drivers pay to dispute fines for traffic [...]

November 6, 2015|

Recent News in State Transportation Funding

The Michigan Senate adjourned for the week on Oct. 29 without making any progress on the House’s transportation funding proposal. With sessions scheduled Tuesday-Thursday for every week in October, lawmakers continue to hope they will reach a compromise. More The Rhode Island Department of Transportation [...]

October 30, 2015|

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