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2019 TRIP Report Press Coverage

Tuesday, April 2, 2019  
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Report details how much Michigan's bad roads cost drivers

Click on Detroit

March 12, 2019

A new report released this week looks at the cost of Michigan's crumbling roads to drivers.

 

Report: Poor Michigan roads cost motorists billions of dollars beyond taxes

Crain’s Detroit Business

March 12, 2019

Michigan motorists rack up $14.1 billion annually in additional vehicle operating and other costs caused by crumbling roads, congestion-related delays and crashes, according to a new report from transportation research nonprofit TRIP.

 

Report: Lansing road conditions worse than state average

Lansing State Journal

March 12, 2019

A national transportation research organization delivered Tuesday some sobering news about the Lansing region's infrastructure.

 

Bad roads cost Michigan drivers average of $648 a year in additional vehicle expenses, study says

MLIVE

March 12, 2019

Driving on poorly maintained roads costs Michigan motorists an average of $648 a year in the additional vehicle operating costs, according to a study released today.

 

High costs for Michigan drivers due to poor road conditions don’t come as surprise, officials say

MLIVE

March 12, 2019

Local and state officials said they weren’t surprised by results of a new study finding driving on Michigan roads costs motorists an average of $648 a year in additional vehicle operating costs.

 

Report: Michigan doesn't have money to fix deteriorating roads

Detroit Free Press

March 12, 2019

Michigan lacks the funds to address a deteriorating transportation system putting safety, economic growth and quality of life on the back burner, according to a report being released Tuesday by a nonprofit research group.

 

Governor's statement on 'hidden roads tax' costing drivers $646/yr

WILX 10

March 12, 2019

On Tuesday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the following statement after the national transportation research group TRIP found that the average Michigan driver spends $646 per year on car repairs, which is up from $562 in previous reports.

 

Gov. Whitmer Statement on Hidden Roads Tax Costing Michigan Drivers $646 Per Year

FOX 47

March 12, 2019

Today Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the following statement after the national transportation research group TRIP found that the average Michigan driver spends $646 per year on car repairs, which is up from $562 in previous reports.

 

REPORT: 14 percent of bridges in Flint-area are 'structurally deficient

WEYI

March 12, 2019

According to a report, 14 percent of bridges in the Flint-area that are 20 feet or longer are structurally deficient.

 

REPORT: More money needed to fix Michigan's crumbling roads and bridges

WLNS

March 12, 2019

More funding is needed to fix Michigan's roads. That's according to a new report from the non-profit group "National Transportation Research Group" based in Washington, D.C.

 

Report: Michigan Transportation Improvements Underway But More Funding Needed

ForConstructionPros.com

March 12, 2019

Increased funding has allowed improvements to proceed but additional investment still need to improve conditions, relieve congestion and reduce costs to motorists of driving on congested, deficient roads, says TRIP report.

 


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