FHWA Update FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information

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FHWA Update FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information International Fuel Tax Agreement Annual Business

FHWA Update FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information International Fuel Tax Agreement Annual Business Meeting August 15, 2018 Tempe, Arizona

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities Highway Trust Fund Revenues 45

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities Highway Trust Fund Revenues 45 40 35 Millions 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 MOTOR FUEL 2004 TIRES 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 TRUCKS, BUSES, AND TRAILERS 2010 2011 2012 HEAVY VEHICLE USE 2013 2014 2015 2016 2

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities HIGHWAY TRUST FUND - REVENUE

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities HIGHWAY TRUST FUND - REVENUE VS. EXPENDITURES 60 50 Millions 40 30 20 10 0 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 REVENUE 2007 2008 2009 EXPENDITURES 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 3

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities HIGHWAY TRUST FUND - REVENUE

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities HIGHWAY TRUST FUND - REVENUE VS. EXPENDITURES 80 70 Millions 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 REVENUE 2005 2006 2007 EXPENDITURES 2008 2009 2010 NET TRANSFERS 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 4

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities • The Fixing Americas Surface

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities • The Fixing Americas Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) • Authorized Spending Amounts Fiscal Year Spending Limit 2016 $ 39. 7 billion 2017 $ 40. 5 billion 2018 $ 41. 4 billion 2019 $ 42. 4 billion 2020 $ 43. 4 billion • $ 70 billion in transfers from the General Fund to the Highway Trust fund authorized in the FAST Act • $ 300 million in transfers from the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund 5

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities • Highway Trust Fund •

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities • Highway Trust Fund • Revenue Components • • • Excise taxes on fuels (86% of total) Truck and Trailer Tax (10% of total) Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (3% of total) Tire Tax (1% of total) Fuel Tax rates last changed in 1993 Inflation equivalent of $ 10. 5 cents per gallon Increases in construction costs Increased vehicle efficiencies FAST Act authorized through September 30, 2020 6

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities • Options for Additional Revenue

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities • Options for Additional Revenue • Increase Fuel Taxes • Occasional proposals, but nothing with a strong backing. • Congress has no consensus to raise the fuel taxes • Indexing ? • Mileage Based User Fee • FHWA not allowed to even work on MBUF issues for a number of years • No Federal proposal has been offered • FHWA studied technology options • Grants issued for States to implement pilot programs • Tolling • Equity and infrastructure issues. 7

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities • Why discuss at the

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities • Why discuss at the IFTA Annual Business Meeting? • Revenues are used support State transportation programs • State reported revenues are used in the apportionment of Federal-Aid programs • Future revenue collection schemes may have a lot in common with IFTA • Points of taxation of fuels share common rules at State and Federal level. 8

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities Examples of US Department of

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities Examples of US Department of Transportation Grants • FMCSA – Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program • FHWA – Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives • Alternative revenue pilots, including MBUF programs • FMCSA – Border Enforcement Grant • FHWA - Highway Use Tax Evasion Grants • Information at grants. gov 9

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities Highway Use Tax Evasion Grants

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities Highway Use Tax Evasion Grants • Current Open Application Period • Scheduled to close September 28, 2018 • After original announcement, new requirements were added • Currently redoing announcement • Submitted applications should be accepted • New process starting this year • Cannot be used for IRP-only initiatives • Grants. gov Workspace 10

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities Miscellanea • Focus on Safety

Federal Highway Trust Fund and US DOT Grant Opportunities Miscellanea • Focus on Safety • Pedestrian fatalities up • Work Zone safety • Electric Vehicles • 17 States have fees for Electric Vehicles 11

Office Organization Chart Office of Highway Policy Information David Winter, Director Highway System Performance

Office Organization Chart Office of Highway Policy Information David Winter, Director Highway System Performance Team Chris Allen Justin Clarke Ron Erickson Seemeen Hashem Tom Roff Rob Rozycki Ron Vaughn Travel Monitoring and Surveys Tianjia Tang, P. E. Danny Jenkins Steven Jessberger Wenjing Pu Patrick Zhang Motor Fuel and Finance Team Emiliano Lopez Helen Davidson Michael Dougherty Dawn Edwards Brian Lomax Clarissa Smith 12

Contact Information Michael Dougherty 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE Washington DC 20590 202 -366

Contact Information Michael Dougherty 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE Washington DC 20590 202 -366 -9234 michael. [email protected] gov 13