Stateline

State transportation leaders are scrambling to increase funding as MAP-21 draws to its expiration on Oct. 1. Interstate tolling is being eyed by more than a few. While the Wisconsin Assembly likes the idea, Gov. Scott Walker rejects it.
Mar 10, 2014   Stateline
Once a fixture in American cities, then falling into obsolescence, streetcars appear to be seeing a comeback. In cities such as Tucson, investment in light rail has catalyzed substantial economic development in its downtown.
Nov 13, 2013   Stateline
States are increasingly looking to alternative transportation revenue sources due to the failure of state and federal gas taxes to keep up with inflation and transportation needs. More states are turning toward tolling to make up the gap.
Nov 13, 2013   Stateline
Two articles from non-profit organizations - a think tank and an advocacy group, seemingly arrive at the same conclusion: the future of the state gas tax is grim due to lack of political will to raise it. However, some states are bucking the trend.
Feb 6, 2013   Stateline
Tax revenues were down during the third quarter of 2009 in 44 states, according to a new report from the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.
Nov 29, 2009   Stateline
States are hoping to use federal stimulus money to add technological advancements to their streets and highways to create "smart" roads.
May 23, 2009   Stateline
Smart rates that reflect the variability of energy demand will be an essential aspect of smart electricity grid, according to experts. To get there, states will have to make some changes.
Mar 22, 2009   Stateline
The first draft of the house stimulus package has been released. This piece from <em>Stateline</em> looks at its major components.
Jan 18, 2009   Stateline
In an effort to secure federal stimulus funding, cities and states are elbowing to see who can get transportation projects started the fastest.
Dec 19, 2008   Stateline
<p>As some baseball teams end their runs at Spring Training sites in Florida and Arizona, the two states clamor to attract teams and the economic benefits that follow.</p>
Apr 1, 2008   Stateline
<p>More and more states are looking to cash in on the movie business by building film studios and offering tax incentives to filmmakers.</p>
Feb 22, 2008   Stateline