news clips
  • A 10-cent increase in the federal gas tax translates to $1.15 more for the average driver per week an action that would fix the federal Highway Trust Fund shortfall.
  • The purchasing power of the federal gas tax is diminishing due to vehicle fuel efficiency. It is estimated that by 2024, it will suffer a 52% purchasing power loss compared to 1993.
  • The federal gas tax has not been raised since 1993. By 2014 it had lost 39% of its purchasing power. By 2024 it will have lost 52% of its purchasing power.

reports and studies

 

2016 Purdue LTAP Local Road and Bridge Conditions report

2009 Purdue LTAP Needs Assessment for Local Roads and Streets report

2016 Funding Indiana's Roads for a Stronger Safer Tomorrow Task Force (FIRSST) Final Report