Transportation Revenue

New York City Subway

Report: New York MTA Facing 'Greatest Crisis' in its History

A new report on the finances of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) makes a desperate plea for assistance from the federal government.

October 14, 2020 - lohud

Toll Road

Toll Roads Take $9 Billion in Losses Nationwide

No one lakes toll roads, but everyone relies on the revenue they generate for all kinds of transportation projects.

July 17, 2020 - The Washington Post

Aerial photo of the US 131/M-6/68th St. interchange in Wyoming, MIchigan

Michigan to Study Feasibility of Toll Roads

The search for new road funding continues in Michigan.

July 12, 2020 - Detroit Free Press

110 Freeway

Economic Downturn Could Cost California More Than $10 Billion in Transportation Revenue

The effects of the economic downturn resulting from the public health crisis presented by Covid-19 could have long-term impacts on the ability of California to plan and build new transportation infrastructure.

May 19, 2020 - Mineta Transportation Institute

Wisconsin Public Transit

Transit Dreams Follow 'Wheel Tax' Proposal in Madison

After Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway proposed a $40 "wheel tax," otherwise known as a vehicle registration fee, the debate heated up about what the revenue could fund, or whether it's necessary at all.

October 15, 2019 - Channel 3000

State Line

The Oil Production Boom in New Mexico Could Mean More Money for Roads

With an "unprecedented" amount of money coming in from booming oil production, New Mexico legislators are considering how to spend the extra money.

January 30, 2019 - Albuquerque Journal

Congestion Pricing

Who Should Pay for Transportation Infrastructure and Services?

The New York MTA this week approved reduced fares for low-income riders. According to blogger Steven Polzin, that decision might have unintended consequences. Asking users to pay for transportation is a complex proposition.

June 14, 2018 - Steven Polzin

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