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Voters Approve Record 94 Percent of Transportation Investment Initiatives Totaling $14 Billion

Voters in 18 states have approved a record 94 percent of state and local ballot initiatives to date, providing an additional $14 billion in one-time and recurring revenue for transportation improvements throughout the country, according to an analysis by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)....


Voters Approve Nearly 90 Percent of Transportation Investment Ballot Measures

On Nov. 5, voters in 19 states sent a decisive message of support for transportation investment, approving almost 90 percent of 305 state and local transportation ballot measures. In total, the 270 approved initiatives are expected to generate more than $9.6 billion in one-time and recurring revenue, according to the analysis conducted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association's Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC)....


State Transportation Funding Legislation Ramping Up in 2019

Legislators in 37 states have introduced 185 bills aimed at boosting transportation investment in the first two months of 2019, a new analysis finds. This number is higher than the amount of legislation the American Road & Transportation Builders Association's Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC) tracked over the same time period last year and is projected to grow as additional measures are introduced throughout the year....


Voters Re-elect State Lawmakers Who SupportedĀ Gas Tax Increases, New ARTBA Analysis Finds

Voters in 12 states re-elected 93 percent of 530 state lawmakers who supported a gas tax increase between 2015 and 2018 and ran for re-election in 2018. Winning state lawmakers in Nov. 6 races included 92 percent of Republicans, and 94 percent of Democrats, according to a new analysis from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association's Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC)....


Gas Tax Supporters in 12 States Cruise Through Primaries

Ninety-six percent of state lawmakers who voted in favor of a gas tax increase and faced reelection in 2018 primaries will advance to the Nov. 6 general election, according to new data from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association's Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC)....