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

Category: Studies


Michigan Roads and Bridges: Annual Report 2013

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3rd February

The most recent report available shows that Michigan's roads and bridges are deteriorating.

November 2014 Local Road Tax Election Results

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19th November

Just a reminder to us all that the public is willing to invest in our roads and bridges.


EPIC-MRA August 2014 Survey

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13th October

A recent survey shows that the public has a misconception regarding gas taxes and also that they want investment in better roads.

Legislative Inaction Calculator

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17th September


How Much is Legislative Inaction on Road Funding Costing Us?

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17th September

Legislative inaction on road funding is costing Michigan taxpayers $2.7 million per day.


Michigan Road & Bridges 2014 Annual Report

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11th September

This annual report, which was released in May 2014, highlights the cost of legislative inaction on roads on page 24.  According to the report, the cost has risen from $1.75 billion in 2013 to $2.81 billion in 2014.  That equals …


Voters Across the State Overwhelmingly Approve Road Funding

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12th August

MITA press release regarding successful primary election road funding results.


Days to Pass Road Funding

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28th July

 


Statewide Bridge Rankings Released

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6th May

A statewide analysis of bridge data indicates 1 in 4 Michigan bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete.


Michigan Road Crisis Update: Cost to Fix Michigan Roads is Now Nearly $2.2 Billion and Rising

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20th March

A new report released this week by a former state representative highlights what it will cost to maintain Michigan's roads and bridges due to legislative inaction.





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!

House Speaker Proposes New Road Plan
May 14, 2015
A new state road funding plan has been proposed by the Speaker of the House.
State Superintendent Supports Passage of Statewide Ballot Proposal in May
January 27, 2015
State Superintendent Mike Flanagan told hundreds of local school superintendents that he is supporting Proposal 1.
A Bipartisan Plan to Fix Michigan’s Roads
January 16, 2015
The bipartisan plan to fix Michigan's roads, will also help transit, schools, local governments, and provide tax relief for lower-income Michigan residents.
Business Leaders for Michigan: Charting a Path to a Vibrant, Prosperous Future
January 7, 2015
Michigan's future prosperity requires a Yes Vote on May 5!
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!