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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) reports it met only 77 percent of its maintenance goals for 2019. WSDOT officials said, “maintenance funding is not keeping pace with the increased needs associated with system additions from new construction projects, or the inflation-adjusted costs of construction [...]
Efforts to raise the state gas and corporate taxes to enhance the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority have been delayed by the covid-19 crisis . Read more>> A New York coalition of highway superintendents and road workers is urging lawmakers to increase funding for [...]
Washington State House Democrats released their 2021 transportation budget with a $453 million shortfall. The key reason for the gap is Initiative 976, the measure approved by voters last fall that capped car taxes at $30 and repealed transportation benefit district fees. State officials predict [...]
ARTBA-TIAC provides live tracking of state transportation investment legislation. Below are some recent developments. Visit the State Legislation page to follow the progress of transportation investment in state legislatures. The Virginia House Finance Committee approved Del. Delores McQuinn’s (D -70) proposal to raise [...]
Gov. Kay Ivey (R) and the Alabama Department of Transportation have allocated significant funds for roads and bridges as a part of the 2019 Rebuild Alabama Act. The legislation requires the state to save $10 million from gas tax revenue for transportation improvements. In [...]
The Washington State Transportation Commission will propose a "by-the-mile" tax by Jan 13. to replace the state's 49.4 cents-per-gallon gas tax over concern that increased fuel efficiency will dilute its effectiveness to raise sufficient revenue. The commission recommends implementing a 2.4-cents-per-mile tax with hybrid [...]