Michigan's Transportation Funding Choices

The state of Michigan faces a simple choice on transportation funding, pay more now, or a lot more later.  Growth in transportation funding is outpaced by inflation and deteriorating infrastructure, and funding will only erode faster with the surge of fuel efficient and electric vehicles.  As the state congress evaluates methods for improving our infrastructure, MDOT published a series of reports and infographics to illustrate Michigan's dire need for solutions.  The report, The Road not Taken, examines the 1997 increase in the state's fuel tax increase, and explains why that increase was not adequate to sustainably fund our transportation system.  The infographics are included below.  If you are interested in meaningful solutions to solve Michigan's infrastructure crisis, visit justfixtheroads.com.