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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
The Seattle Department of Transportation has identified four promising congestion pricing options to toll drivers for driving in downtown Seattle. The front-runners under consideration are: area pricing, a road usage charge, tolling based on the type of vehicle, and tolling vehicles that enter the city center. Read More>> [...]
The New Year brought adjusted motor fuel taxes to nine states, with seven states increasing their motor fuel taxes and two states decreasing the tax. Of the states that increased their motor fuel taxes, three of them—Florida, Georgia and North Carolina—did so based on automatic adjustments [...]
Kentucky transportation officials warned that by August 2017 the state’s road fund could fall below the financial cushion set by the state’s transportation cabinet. Read More>> Due to lower-than-expected revenue generated from Vermont’s motor fuel tax, lawmakers are considering a plan to cut $2.8 million [...]
by Tyler Kane, Transportation Investment Advocacy Center Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) on June 2 signed the FY 2017 Transportation Bill that approves $612.5 million for the state’s infrastructure improvements and maintenance. The bill received overwhelming bipartisan support when it was passed by both levels [...]
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 [...]
Nine states adjusted their motor fuel taxes Jan. 1, with four increases tied to efforts to providing more funding for transportation infrastructure investment, and five decreases triggered by falling oil prices. Four states—Utah, Nebraska, Maryland and Florida—raised their motor fuel tax rates. Utah had the [...]