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Michigan voters reject sales tax increase for road improvements (UPDATED)

Michigan voters reject sales tax increase for road...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 05, 2015

Michigan voters overwhelmingly rejected Tuesday a constitutional amendment that would have raised the state's sales tax and increased gas prices ...

Missouri officials call for a raise in the state gas tax

Missouri officials call for a raise in the state gas...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 05, 2015

The Missouri Senate passed a bill Thursday to raise the state’s gas tax 1.5 cents a gallon in order to ...

Poor road and bridge conditions cost Missouri motorists $4.5 billion a year

Poor road and bridge conditions cost Missouri motorists...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 04, 2015

Missouri motorists are being hit with $4.5 billion a year in costs related to poor road and bridge conditions as ...

Ryan: $10 billion stopgap in the works as a “Plan B” for Highway Trust Fund

Ryan: $10 billion stopgap in the works as a “Plan...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 01, 2015

Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) says a $10 billion stopgap measure is being planned to provide temporary transportation project funding for the ...

Poll shows most voters would support gas tax hike for roadwork

Poll shows most voters would support gas tax hike for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 01, 2015

Well more than two-thirds of voters would be willing to more at the pump if it meant the money was going ...

South Carolina Senate panel packages gas tax boost with several other fee increases for transportation funding

South Carolina Senate panel packages gas tax boost with...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 01, 2015

A Senate panel in South Carolina passed a bill to raise the state’s gas tax 12 cents in an effort ...

New stopgap House bill would cut transportation funding by $1 billion

New stopgap House bill would cut transportation funding...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Apr 30, 2015

The House Appropriations Committee introduced a new bill on Tuesday to fund the Transportation Department and provide funding to the ...

FHWA gives $5 million in emergency funds to West Virginia DOT for flood-damaged roads and bridges

FHWA gives $5 million in emergency funds to West...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 30, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has given the West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) $5 million in Emergency Relief Funds ...

Michigan bridge quality will continue to decline at current funding level reports state transportation council

Michigan bridge quality will continue to decline at...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 30, 2015

If funding levels remain at current amounts, Michigan bridge conditions will steadily decline, according to the Michigan Transportation Asset Management ...

Minnesota gas tax would increase 16 cents a gallon under Senate bill

Minnesota gas tax would increase 16 cents a gallon...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2015

The Minnesota Senate has approved a bill that would increase the state’s gas tax by 16 cents per gallon and ...

OReGO partners with three businesses to manage accounts, collect road user fees

OReGO partners with three businesses to manage...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 28, 2015

Three private businesses—Azuga, Sanef and Verizon Telematics—are now “technically certified” to manage Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) OReGO accounts, collect road ...

Transportation chief Foxx expects Congress to pass another highway stopgap despite urgent infrastructure needs

Transportation chief Foxx expects Congress to pass...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 27, 2015

During a visit to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh to see next-gernation transportation technology the school is working on, U.S. ...

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