The state’s Transportation Trust Fund, which gets money from the gas tax, is running out of money needed to repair potholes, bridges and more.
Assembly Transportation Committee Chairman John Wisniewski told Meadowlands-area business leaders Tuesday that the state must identify a dedicated source of funding for the Transportation Trust Fund.
A proposal to raise the gas tax in New Jersey is drawing opposition.
Infrastructure problems on roads and bridges are causing great pain in New Jersey, and the source for funding to fix them is up in the air.
The New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund has been running dry, and as of Monday, there was still no plan place to replenish it.
Among the proposals being discussed in Trenton, the state’s 14.5-cent gas tax could double, or even triple.
Pressure is building in New Jersey to hike the state tax on gasoline. Is there a crack in Gov. Christie’s firm wall of resistance?
Connecticut and every other state in the nation is dealing with failing infrastructure – and no money to pay for repairs.
State Sen. Raymond Lesniak, a Democrat, says the state’s roads and bridges are in “terrible condition,” and the tax would bring in an extra $240 million a year, according to a report.
State Sen. Ray Lesniak argues the roads are crumbling, and the proposed 4-cent per gallon increase each year for the next six years could pay for the needed improvements.
The report found New Jersey is one of 46 states that have a decrease in the number of miles driven since 2005.
It’s a controversial proposal: Paying for every mile you drive to cover road repairs. While some say it’s necessary, others are saying it’s time to put the brakes on the idea.
New York is among the most congested cities in America and one of its highways the worst road for traffic in the country, according to a new study.
New York State Sen. Tony Avella, of Queens, is promoting a proposal that would require the city to tax gasoline sales at a flat rate, rather than as a percentage of the price per gallon.
St. Sen. Len Suzio is coralling the help of Connecticut’s citizens to cap a tax on gasoline in the Nutmeg State.