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Jan. 31: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

The Utah Legislature has repealed an unpopular tax reform package that could have generated $170 million in transportation investment in 2021. The move came soon after a citizen’s referendum reached the required signature threshold to be placed on the November ballot. House Majority Leader Francis [...]

January 31, 2020|

Jan. 10: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

In Idaho, House Transportation Chairman Joe Palmer (R) proposed legislation to transfer $272 million from the state’s Budget Stabilization Fund for a new account to help pay for transportation projects.  Read more>> Gov. Brad Little (R) also supports further transportation investment. He has proposed a [...]

January 10, 2020|

Federal Data Shows Highway Usage Continues to Grow

American motorists continue driving billions of miles on already stressed roads and highways. The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) latest report shows 285.1 billion total vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in October 2019, a 1 percent increase from October 2018. The FHWA also found that 2019 cumulative [...]

January 10, 2020|

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|

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