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  • In the U.S. vehicle miles traveled reached over 3.15 billion miles in 2015. In 1996 it was 2.45 billion. That is a 28% increase.
  • The federal gas tax is 18.4 cents per gallon. It was last increased in 1993.
  • Because of policies included in the FAST Act, the Indiana rate of return on federal highway dollars is only 91.59%.

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HEA 1002

In 2017 the Indiana legislature passed a long-term, dedicated and stable increase in highway and bridge construction funds. Governor Eric Holcomb signed the law on April 27, 2017. BIC thanks the Indiana legislature and Governor Holcomb for implementing this new funding which will take state and local roads and bridges to the next level.


Governor Eric Holcomb signs HEA 1002 into law. he's joined by (L-R) Sen. Mike Crider, Sen. President Pro-Tempore David Long, House Speaker Brian Bosma and Rep. Ed Soliday.

 


Part of BIC's lobbying team at the HEA 1002 signing event.

 


BIC staff gets a visit from Greenfield Mayor Chuck Fewell at Road Funding Day at the Statehouse.

 


Huge crowd fills the room at the Road Funding Day legislative briefing in February 2017.
 

For more information on HEA 1002:

Click here for BIC's alert upon bill passage.
Click here for a summary of key provisions and estimates of new funds to be raised.

 

BIC Goes to Washington

In May 2017, several BIC representatives took part in the Transportation Construction Coalition Fly-In to Washington DC. BIC met with all of Indiana's congressional delegation and delivered Talking Points.