Infrastructure & Environment

Why Texas May Tap Its Rainy Day Fund During Boom Times

The state's economy is attracting 1,500 new residents a day, but growth is costing billions of extra dollars in road and traffic maintenance every year.

Will Another State Repeal Automatic Gas Tax Hikes?

After two decades of leaving its gas tax untouched, Massachusetts tied the rate to inflation. In November, voters could join the list of states that repealed the automatic increase.

The Long-Term Cost of Building Transportation Projects on the Cheap

Factoring in the lifetime cost of new construction is considered good practice in the transportation industry, but surprisingly few government agencies do it.

States Are Actually Driving Transportation Funding Declines

According to a new report, states' spending on transportation has dropped far more than the federal government's in the last decade.

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