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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
Wyoming state legislators are exploring transportation revenue and safety solutions as they face a $135 million annual shortfall. Their proposals to make up the revenue include new tolls, a road usage charge, and increasing the state’s 24-cents-per-gallon fuel tax, unchanged since 2014. Read more>> [...]
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 [...]
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly (D) is pledging to restore state road funding by ending Kansas Department of Transportation revenue diversions by 2023. Kelly has proposed completing 20 unfinished projects and $5 billion on maintenance over the next decade. Read more>> The Pennsylvania Department [...]
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is urging state legislators to present a transportation funding proposal. The chamber president said improvements to interstate highways, trunk lines, county roads, and local streets are critical to supporting state industries. Read More>> The recently approved Wisconsin state budget [...]
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (D) and Republican legislators agreed on a two-year budget that emphasizes new revenues and less borrowing by increasing vehicle registration fees. Evers highlighted The budget contains a lockbox provision that will protect transportation funding. Read More>> North Carolina Gov. Roy [...]
Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson recommends raising the gas tax in the next two years. Read More>> Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, faces a $4.39 billion gap in transportation funding needs over the next 25 years just to maintain existing assets. The region may [...]