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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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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|


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|

2014 Transportation Ballot Measures: October Update

The Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) is tracking 42 state and local transportation funding related ballot initiatives that will come up for vote on November 4. Voters have already decided the fate of 44 measures that were on the ballot during the primary season, approving [...]

October 17, 2014|

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