Transportation Funding

Yesterday
Just about no one in the D.C. regions wants to pay to alleviate traffic.
The Washington Post
5 days ago
Connecticut political leaders are heading toward a vote that would implement tolling on several of the state's highways to help fund transportation infrastructure projects around the state.
WNPR
May 5, 2019, 9am PDT
A regional transportation tax could be on the 2020 ballot in Portland and surrounding communities in Oregon. How much of that money created by the new tax, should it pass, will go to transit and how much will go to cars is an open question.
Willamette Week
April 30, 2019, 5am PDT
Transportation for America is crunching the numbers on how the Trump administration has shifted transportation funding programs since it took over the TIGER grant program and made it into the BUILD grant program.
Transportation for America
April 23, 2019, 5am PDT
The U.S. Department of Transportation has favored grant funding for rural communities under the Trump administration.
U.S. Department Of Transportation
April 15, 2019, 10am PDT
The Federal Transit Administration announced a new round of funding for the Capital Investment Grants program last week.
Federal Transit Administration
April 11, 2019, 10am PDT
Just days after the state approved a significant increase on its gas tax, and the state legislature is focusing much more on road projects than public transit.
WCPO
April 6, 2019, 9am PDT
The real estate intervened, and a proposed pied-à-terre tax became a mansion tax.
City & State
April 5, 2019, 5am PDT
A New York Times article marks the historic significance of congestion pricing—gone are the days of treating roads like they're free while ignoring their costs.
The New York Times
April 4, 2019, 5am PDT
The Pennsylvania Turnpike, the state Liquid Fuels Tax, state police, municipal finances, public transit—all play a role in Pennsylvania's big transportation funding mess.
Lancaster Online
March 26, 2019, 5am PDT
The New York State Legislature is preparing to reverse over a decade of reluctance regarding congestion pricing, according to reports from Albany.
The New York Times
March 25, 2019, 8am PDT
Locally generated sales tax revenue will no longer fund a planned light rail extension in west Phoenix.
Arizona Republic
March 21, 2019, 8am PDT
APTA's new report suggests that the need for investment is great, but the benefits could be even greater.
Metro Magazine
March 14, 2019, 5am PDT
The gas tax, suburban highway spending cycle is both self-serving and self-destructive, according to the article.
Streetsblog USA
February 11, 2019, 8am PST
Assembly and Senate Republicans agree that the best way to fill the transportation funding gap is to add tolls to existing highways and bridges, yet they won't add toll infrastructure funding to the budget. A gas tax could be implemented immediately.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
February 2, 2019, 1pm PST
Delays in constructing an extensive truck-only toll system have caused a shortfall in toll revenue affecting the Rhode Island DOT budget. A promise to repair bridges repair means a big cut for bike and pedestrian funding.
Providence Journal
January 30, 2019, 8am PST
With an "unprecedented" amount of money coming in from booming oil production, New Mexico legislators are considering how to spend the extra money.
Albuquerque Journal
January 16, 2019, 2pm PST
Suddenly, after years of inaction, momentum is building for congestion pricing in New York City.
Grist
January 16, 2019, 6am PST
Effects of the partial shutdown of the federal government differ between state highway departments and local transit agencies. Some effects aren't yet apparent, but could be soon.
Governing
January 14, 2019, 1pm PST
Ohio has a new Republican governor, and the state has a transportation funding problem. Can a new group of advocates convince the state's political leadership to approve a new gas tax?
Columbus Dispatch