Lawmakers considering gas tax revenue and car sales taxes to fund highway projects in Tennessee should weigh the trade-offs of both options.
The Senate compromise on Gov. Haslam's IMPROVE Act makes the original bill's Highway Fund tax increases smaller and its General Fund tax reductions larger.
Good data and research are critical to any public policy discussion. In an op-ed for The Tennessean, we put current transportation issues in context.
A detailed summary and analysis of Governor Bill Haslam's 2017 Tennessee budget proposal with charts, graphs and a 1-page infographic.
Transportation impacts public health in many ways. Highways, roads, bridges, bikeways, sidewalks, and public transit all have benefits and trade-offs.
Charts & graphs about the Tennessee Highway Fund – where the money comes from, how funding and Tennessee’s gas tax have changed over time, and other trends.