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November 22: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

  Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) proposed a $21 billion, decade-long transportation funding plan for multimodal transportation improvements. Toll assessments—beginning in 2023, and ranging from 50 cents to $7—would be used to repay federal loans for the projects. Read More>>   Also in Connecticut, state [...]

November 22, 2019|

October 4: State Transportation Funding New Roundup

West Virginia is $5.5 billion behind the estimated amount needed to adequately complete, repair, and maintain the state road system. Deputy Highways Commissioner, Jimmy Wriston, highlighted this disparity citing a 2013 report recommending the state more than double its $1.1 billion annual road spending. Read [...]

October 4, 2019|

July 29: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

In response to feedback, local officials in Pinellas County, Florida, want to create a transportation solution that addresses congestion, safety, transit, job growth, affordable housing, and workforce training. Such a package is estimated to total $392 million in capital and $31.5 million annually in operations [...]

July 29, 2019|

June 20: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

In West Virginia, construction and maintenance bids on the first round of “Road to Prosperity” bond projects are $1.1 billion, or 37 percent, higher than projected. Transportation Secretary Byrd White says these increases are due to the rising costs of construction materials, a limited pool [...]

June 20, 2019|

Mar. 22. State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Colorado faces a $9 billion transportation project backlog due to competing legislative priorities and conflicting budget forecasts. Lawmakers provided a $2.5 billion boost for transportation over the past two sessions. Now, the best funding prospect is to hope predictions of excess revenue prevail over gloomier [...]

March 21, 2019|

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