Texas Passes Ballot Proposition Providing $2.5 Billion in Additional Funding for Transportation Each Year

Yesterday, Texas voters passed Proposition 7 with 83% of the vote. Prop 7, the Texas Sales and Use Tax Revenue for Transportation Amendment, is a constitutional amendment designed to provide up to $2.5 billion per year for transportation infrastructure....

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Case Study #4: Moving Ahead in Utah

This week we turn to our neighbors to the north, Utah, for our monthly look at state-led efforts to upgrade transportation infrastructure. Utah has a strong track record of fiscal conservatism. Proposals to increase taxes are only successful when...

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Case Study #3: Georgia’s Winning Strategy to Upgrade Its Roads

If you’ve ever driven around Atlanta, Georgia, you’ve likely noticed two things: #1) Almost every street seems to be named “Peachtree,” and #2) The city has some of the worst traffic in the nation. These observations are pretty accurate....

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Case Study #2: Nebraska – The Perfect Storm

This week we continue our series on efforts in other Republican-led states to fund transportation infrastructure. Nebraska has a unicameral legislature with 35 Republicans, 13 Democrats and 1 Independent and a Republican Governor, Pete Ricketts. The call for repairing and...

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Case Study #1: Iowa

Arizona is not alone in its quest to modernize and improve its transportation infrastructure. States across the country are developing strategic transportation plans and seeking stable and sufficient revenue streams. The state of Iowa stands out as an example...

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