Miles-Based User Fee Among Options Outlined in Pa. Report
A recent report from Pennsylvania’s Transportation Revenue Options Commission shows a mileage-based user fee could serve as a viable option for long-term transportation funding.
Pennsylvania Ponders Package Fee to Pay for Roads, Bridges
What if the solution to Pennsylvania’s transportation funding quagmire was all the brown boxes and padded envelopes left at people’s front doors?
House Bill Promotes Local Infrastructure Projects
Rep. Julia Brownley recently introduced lhe Support Local Transportation Act, which would incrementally increase funding for localities via the federal Surface Transportation Block Grant program.February 1, 2021
House Panel OKs Fiscal 2021 Transportation Funding Bill
Legislation that would increase funding for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was approved July 14 during a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee.July 14, 2020
Transportation Measures Find Success on State, Local Ballots
Voters resoundingly supported ballot measures that would boost state and local transportation funding during the recent election.
Iowa Eyes EV Tax to Offset Projected Decline in Road Funds
After a Dec. 31 report by the Iowa Department of Transportation that shows a $317,000 reduction in the Road Use Tax Fund in 2018, state officials have made recommendations to the Iowa Legislature such as increasing fees or charging taxes to electric vehicle owners.
Border Wall Hinders Funding Negotiations as Trump Threatens Shutdown
The threat of a partial government shutdown that would ensnare transportation programs looms as congressional Republicans and Democrats continue to disagree about President Donald Trump’s funding request for a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.December 13, 2018
House GOP Names Sam Graves as Ranking Member of Transportation Committee
The top authorizer of policy related to highways and transit systems in the U.S. House of Representatives was tapped to serve as the leading Republican on the chamber’s transportation panel when a new Congress convenes in January.November 30, 2018
Stakeholders Again Call On Congress to Approve Long-Term Transportation Funding
Stakeholders told the members of the Environment and Public Works Committee: The country’s transportation network is desperately in need of long-term federal funding assurances meant to improve freight and commuter connectivity, the result of which could boost the economy.November 28, 2018
Colorado at the Crossroads
Colorado’s means of getting around are in great need of attention, partisans on every side agree. But the various solutions and competing ways of paying for transportation improvements offered by candidates and ballot measures are a different political matter entirely.