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Highway Funding

April 20, 2019, 11am PDT
The 3 cent gas tax and 6 cent diesel tax increases are among the lowest of any states that have hiked fuel taxes since 2013, but combined with other revenue sources in the legislation, plus an upcoming sales tax ballot measure, it's historic.
Talk Business & Politics
April 11, 2019, 12pm PDT
The plan points to transit’s role in a cleaner and more sustainable future, but comprehensive changes in transportation policy are also needed.
Data for Progress
January 5, 2019, 9am PST
A plan to save money on highway megaprojects is likely to backfire, experts warn.
Urban Milwaukee
December 26, 2018, 12pm PST
Brightline, a private train operator, is an intriguing option for train service to some rail advocates.
Arizona Daily Star
October 23, 2015, 9am PDT
By shifting salves tax revenue to highway construction and prohibiting the use of tolls, Prop 7 would ensure that Texas continues on a path of sprawl and congestion, according to opponents of the proposed constitutional amendment.
Streetsblog USA
May 4, 2011, 12pm PDT
<em>National Journal</em> asks its panel of experts whether the U.S. needs more highways, and if they should or shouldn't be a major part of transportation funding in the near future.
National Journal
August 16, 2009, 11am PDT
A seemingly never-ending incentive program for Appalachian states provides $4 dollars for every $1 dollar spent by the state on interstate highways.
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