Minnesota

Safety Event  

Join Us at the State Capitol for a Safety Awareness Event – April 19th 11:30 am

Front steps of the State Capitol Building

Traffic Crashes and Fatalities Are On the Rise

Minnesota Needs to Invest in Transportation Infrastructure to Improve Safety – NOW

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April also features National Work Zone Awareness Week

$2Billion in Transportation Project Funding Bills Introduced in 2015-16  

Underscoring the need for additional transportation dollars and the need for work in important transportation corridors, legislators have introduced over 85 bills during the 2016-17 biennium for specific transportation improvements around the state totaling over $2 billion in needed funding.

Kicking the can down the road hurts Minnesota  

This article was originally written by Margaret Donahoe for Finance & Commerce, a business and finance journal published out of Minneapolis, and can be found on their website here.

 

Congress has a handful of days to agree on a new transportation authorization act before June 30, the deadline for when the authority to collect the federal fuel tax — and the ability of states to receive federal transportation dollars — comes to a halt.