Government, Business

Pa. Funding Plan Would Raise $2.5 Billion for Transportation

A transportation funding proposal unveiled by Pennsylvania lawmakers last week would raise $2.5 billion by changing how the state collects transportation money, including eliminating the cap on the state’s wholesale fuel tax.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
April 22, 2013

State Officials Rethinking Funding Decisions as Highway Law Requires Risk-Based Plans

WASHINGTON — Employees from nearly every state’s department of transportation came together with federal officials here to set a course for future transportation funding decisions.

January 28, 2013

States Seek New Transport Funding Sources

Many state leaders began 2013 grappling with how to create new revenue streams to fund transportation projects in their jurisdictions.

January 14, 2013

New Highway Law Restricts ‘Convenience Interlining’

The new highway funding law will curtail the ability of carriers to hand off freight to other carriers through certain types of interline arrangements, a veteran transportation attorney said.

February 18, 2012
Government, Business

Idaho Panel Falls Short of Road-Funding Recommendations

A task force formed to address Idaho’s transportation funding shortfall has disbanded after 18 months of work without making any specific road-revenue-raising recommendations.

Mindy Long | Contributing Writer
November 30, 2010
Government, Business

Virginia May Privatize for Road Funding, Building

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) is proceeding with privatization plans in two transportation areas, funding the system and building a new toll road.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
September 14, 2010
Government, Business

Md. Sets Blue-Ribbon Panel to Study Transportation Funding

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) has named 20 people to a blue-ribbon commission assigned to come up with recommendations for reshaping how Maryland funds its transportation system.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
August 17, 2010