FACT: One-third of all fatal and serious traffic crashes are due at least in part to poor road conditions.

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How to Avoid Potholes

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22nd July

A clever, to the point video, that also references the TRIP report.



State Officials Need To Act On Michigan Roads

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21st July

This opinion page piece from the Midland Daily News takes the Michigan Legislature to task for their inaction on road funding.



New TRIP Report: Michigan Among States With 30% or More Major Rural Roads in Disrepair

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10th July

A new national report shows that 32 percent of rural roads in Michigan are in poor condition.



Michigan Laborers Road Tour Calls On Legislature to Act on Road Funding

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8th July

To highlight the road funding crisis, the Michigan Laborers hosted press conferences across the state recently.



Feedback: Readers’ anger over roads as bad as the roads themselves

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24th June

Reader’s continue to submit angry letters to newspapers venting their frustration at the Michigan Legislature for not doing something about road funding before going on summer recess.



Labor Voices: Republicans took their eyes off road

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18th June

The Republican-led Legislature took their eyes off the road when they failed to pass road funding before going on break, according to this opinion piece.



Legislators Go On Summer Recess Without Road Funding Solution

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13th June

Lawamkers are letting roads crumble while they take a summer break.



Associated Press: Road Funding Update

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12th June

Senators are revisiting the infrastructure investment issue today.



Detroit Free Press: Legislature Must Deal With Michigan’s Crumbling Roads Before Summer Recess

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4th June

The Legislature must pass a road funding package before summer break.



Detroit Free Press: Why Michiganders pay among highest gas taxes – to drive on crummy roads

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23rd May

Most of the taxes collected on fuel in Michigan do not go towards fixing the roads.






Latest News and Blog Posts

Come back frequently for the latest news on Michigan's roads crisis, along with blog posts from members of our coalition and others who agree: just fix the roads now!

How to Avoid Potholes
July 22, 2014
A clever, to the point video, that also references the TRIP report.
State Officials Need To Act On Michigan Roads
July 21, 2014
This opinion page piece from the Midland Daily News takes the Michigan Legislature to task for their inaction on road funding.
New TRIP Report: Michigan Among States With 30% or More Major Rural Roads in Disrepair
July 10, 2014
A new national report shows that 32 percent of rural roads in Michigan are in poor condition.
Michigan Laborers Road Tour Calls On Legislature to Act on Road Funding
July 8, 2014
To highlight the road funding crisis, the Michigan Laborers hosted press conferences across the state recently.
Feedback: Readers’ anger over roads as bad as the roads themselves
June 24, 2014
Reader's continue to submit angry letters to newspapers venting their frustration at the Michigan Legislature for not doing something about road funding before going...
Labor Voices: Republicans took their eyes off road
June 18, 2014
The Republican-led Legislature took their eyes off the road when they failed to pass road funding before going on break, according to this opinion...
Legislators Go On Summer Recess Without Road Funding Solution
June 13, 2014
Lawamkers are letting roads crumble while they take a summer break.