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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
Senate Bill 1 was approved on March 30, 2015 in order to increase the state gas tax by 6 cents-per-gallon and raise various transportation-related fees. Case Study- South Dakota 2015 Gas Tax Increase (SB 1)
Seven states this year have increased taxes on motor fuel to support needed transportation investment, with several others still considering legislation to increase transportation funding. Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) staff have prepared in-depth case studies on how these states successfully increased revenue, what they [...]
Several states are pushing to pass transportation funding measures before wrapping up their 2015 legislative sessions. Here’s a quick look at measures in development this week: The Nebraska Unicameral Legislature is preparing for a final vote on a bill to increase the state’s gas tax by [...]
Update March 17, 2015: Governor Dennis Daugaard (R) signed into law a bill that will generate over $80 million per year for state and county highway and bridge investment, funded in part by a 6 cents-per-gallon increase in the state gas tax. Senate Bill 1 also authorizes [...]
The S.D. House voted 51-14 on March 10 to pass a modified transportation funding bill. Senate Bill 1 now goes back to the Senate for review of the changes. The state Senate originally passed SB 1 on Feb. 11 with a vote of 26-8. The [...]
The Transportation Investment Advocacy Center’s second 2015 report on state transportation legislation is now available. 21 states are currently considering transportation funding legislation, with more expected as the year progresses. TIAC staff have tracked 48 transportation funding bills introduced in 2015, with over 70 bills in [...]