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

Category: Fix The Roads Now Blog


2014 MITA Pothole Pocketbook Contest Comes to a Close: Entrants Spend Nearly $15,000 in Car Repairs

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8th April

Entrants to MITA’s Pothole Pocketbook Contest this year spent nearly $15,000 in Car Repairs.



2nd Annual Pothole Pocketbook Contest Begins Today

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18th February

Drivers can win up to $500 to cover the cost of pothole-related vehicle repairs.



Pure Pothole Hell

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13th February

Check out this video of pure pothole hell.



Latest Just Fix the Roads TV Ad

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30th April

Commercials and public service announcements are spreading the word regarding the need for increased transportation funding.



Holland Sentinel: It’s time for Legislature to make tough decisions on funding road maintenance

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18th April

It is time for the Legislature to make a decision to support increased road funding.



Gas Prices Rise and Fall; Michigan Transportation Funding Still Ailing

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16th April

Michigan Transportation Funding has not been increased since 1997, and the state’s roads and bridges are suffering from a lack of adequate funding.



Michigan Sheriff’s Association issues statewide pothole safety message

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5th March

“We’re urging drivers to be alert and use extra caution over the next couple months while they get patched.”



Letter: Inaction on Roads is Not an Option.

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27th February

As the legislature continues to debate Governor Snyder’s proposal to fix Michigan’s crumbling transportation infrastructure, Michiganders must make one thing crystal clear.



MML Video: Improving Michigan’s Transportation System Key to Economic Turnaround

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27th February

Michigan Municipal League CEO Dan Gilmartin explains in a video why having a strong transportation system is vital to Michigan.



Michigan’s transportation network is at its breaking point

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26th February

Manufacturers and growers depend on a quality transportation system to get their products to market, and one-third of Michigan’s roads are already crumbling in poor condition.






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!

MDOT Reality Check: Prevent Potholes With Investment
November 24, 2014
Potholes are a symptom of poor road funding.
MDOT Reality Check: Michigan Gas Taxes
November 21, 2014
MDOT explains the real details on gas taxes that are paid at at the pump.
MDOT Reality Check #2: More Road Salt Isn’t Always Better
November 20, 2014
MDOT Reality Check #2: More Salt Please!
November 2014 Local Road Tax Election Results
November 19, 2014
Just a reminder to us all that the public is willing to invest in our roads and bridges.
MDOT Myth Debunking Videos

MDOT's Reality Check videos debunk myths surrounding road funding.
Michigan Senate Approves Gas Tax Hike For Long-Term Road Funding
November 14, 2014
The Michigan Senate approved a gas tax hike, which now goes to the House for consideration.
Local Communities Doing Their Part To Fund Michigan Roads; 28 Counties, Numerous Cities, Villages Now Have Road Millages
November 12, 2014
The County Road Association of Michigan is calling on the Legislature to do its part to fund transportation.