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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
Pennsylvania transportation agencies are struggling to fund operations as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact revenues. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Authority said it will borrow $550 million to make its required payment to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). Read More>> Meanwhile, PennDOT is facing a [...]
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) Oct. 21 approved a $1.9 billion infrastructure bond, the largest public works package in state history. The revenue will build roads and bridges, as well as wastewater treatment infrastructure, parks and trails. The state legislature passed the bill with overwhelming [...]
In Texas, Pflugerville residents will vote in November on whether to borrow $101.7 million to fund a local street reconstruction plan. The proposition would expand and improve dozens of city streets and intersections. Read more>> Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) said 23 cities [...]
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), who is seeking reelection in November, says repairing and replacing the state’s aging bridges is a top priority. Collins noted that the state has 314 bridges in poor condition, the seventh highest percentage in the country. A federal highway [...]
In Ohio, Hamilton County voters narrowly approved a sales tax increase to raise $130 million additional annual revenue for transportation. Issue 7 raised the county sales tax by 0.8 percent to 7.8 percent for the next 25 years. The money will be applied to bus [...]
The Maine Highway Fund will drop by as much as 40 percent--$74 million over the next five months--due to declining fuel tax revenue, according to the Maine Department of Transportation. The agency had anticipated significant federal aid, which has not yet materialized. Read more>> [...]