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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
The Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) staff researches and prepares detailed case studies of successful — and unsuccessful — state and local legislative and ballot initiatives to increase transportation infrastructure investment. Each study explores the key players, politics, issues, and media involved in the effort, [...]
In Douglas County, Nebraska, voters approved a countywide ballot to borrow $200 million for pavement rehabilitation and reconstruction. This measure passed with 73 percent support despite economic pressures from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more>> These states say declining motor fuel tax revenue collections [...]
Connecticut’s transportation program is running out of money due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, but state lawmakers insist they will not raise the gas tax or impose higher tolls. Their short-term solution is to borrow more money. Read more>> Since 2004, [...]
Reduced traffic volumes are expected to cause a decline in state fuel tax, toll, and user fee revenue which could delay thousands of projects nationwide. To prevent major cuts to projects transportation agencies have asked Congress for an immediate $50 billion and a plan [...]
Virginia legislators have reached an agreement to increase the state gas tax by 10 cents per gallon over the next two years, with annual adjustments to changes in inflation going forward. The deal will also expand regional gas taxes already in place in Northern Virginia, [...]