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

Category: Studies


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.



Michigan Asset Management Council: 2011 Annual Report

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21st February

The condition of Michigan’s roads continued to deteriorate in 2011, and this trend will continue without additional funding.



Report: Michigan residents favor public investments, not tax cuts, to create jobs

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20th February

Investing in public goods — like the state’s roadways and infrastructure — should be a priority for state government, Michigan residents say.






Latest News and Blog Posts

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Survey Highlights Public Misconception Regarding Gas Taxes
October 13, 2014
A recent survey highlights public misconception regarding gas taxes and shows that they want more investment in roads.
Roads top priority to come of of 2014 West Michigan Policy Forum
October 3, 2014
The mandate from the 2014 West Michigan Policy Forum: Fix the Roads with increased investment!
States are Actually Driving Transportation Funding Declines
September 24, 2014
But states are at least as much to blame for the drop in transportation spending over the last decade as the federal government, according...
How Much is Legislative Inaction on Road Funding Costing Us?
September 17, 2014
Legislative inaction on road funding is costing Michigan taxpayers $2.7 million per day.
Pothole Damage Claims Increased 249 Percent This Year
September 9, 2014
It shouldn't surprise us: lack of investment in infrastructure has resulted in an massive increase in pothole claims to the state.
SEMCOG: Michigan Lawmakers Need to Get On Fixing State’s Roads Now
September 8, 2014
SEMCOG urges legislative action on Michigan's roads
Editorial: Lawmakers clueless on Michigan’s road to ruin
September 3, 2014
The Michigan Legislature needs to pay attention to Michigan road funding, not wolves, according to this editorial by the Detroit Free Press.