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[ About Oklahoma Roads ]

Oklahoma is the Crossroads of America. Unfortunately we rank near the top nationally in deficient bridges and more 25% of our state highways need critical repairs. The Crossroads are crumbling.

A cornerstone of good state government is providing safe and adequate transportation. In Oklahoma, we have achieved solid progress since 2006 by increasing state funds for transportation by over $700 million, however the state still has over $10 billion in backlogged repairs needed to rehabilitate our transportation infrastructure.

Without better roads and bridges, Oklahoma’s commerce and economic development will be stifled. There will be limited access in rural communities to emergency responders, an increased loss of life and a poor state image. Additionally, we will saddle future generations with an ever-growing tax burden to fund repairs that grow more costly the longer we delay.

To change this TRUST was formed in 2005 to improve Oklahoma’s roads and bridges through legislative and grassroots advocacy, education and public relations campaigns. We are united toward one objective - to create a permanent paradigm shift in Oklahoma state government that holds transportation as the leading priority. Learn about our plan to restore Oklahoma with TRUST.

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  • Senate plan for teacher pay raises hinges on fuel tax hike

    Tulsa WorldPosted: Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:00 am Updated: 11:34 am, Thu Mar 23, 2017By Barbara Hoberock  OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Senate on Wednesday passed a measure that would increase teacher pay.But the funding mechanism, an increase in the motor fuel taxes, must start in the House, said Sen. Gary Stanislawski, R-Tulsa, the author of the bill.Senate Bill 618 passed by a vote of 40-2 and heads to the House for consideration.The House has already passed its version of a teac...

  • Maryland governor lists transportation priorities, meets top Trump administration officials

    The Washington PostBy Michael Laris March 22 at 7:22 PMMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) met with top Trump administration officials Wednesday in a bid to advance state interests in transportation, health care and housing.Among the transportation priorities outlined on a list obtained by The Washington Post are a new American Legion Bridge over the Potomac in Montgomery County, widening Interstate 81 in Western Maryland from four lanes to six, and roadway improvements to increase access to the Port ...

  • Dem unveils bill to raise gas tax by a penny

    The HillBY MELANIE ZANONA 03/22/17 12:06 PM EDT Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) doesn’t want a penny for your thoughts; he wants a penny for your help in improving the nation’s infrastructure.The top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unveiled new legislation Wednesday that would raise the gas tax by approximately 1 cent per year, to generate about $500 billion for revitalizing U.S. roads, bridges and transit systems over the next 30 years.Hiking ...

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