By The Numbers: A Look At Michigan’s Federal Road Funding

(AP) – A by-the-numbers look at the Federal Highway Trust Fund and Michigan road funding and spending:


$106: Per-capita funding to Michigan from the fund in 2013, seventh-lowest among all states.

$305: Per-capita overall highway spending in Michigan in 2013, second-lowest in the U.S.

$1.05 billion: Fund money made available to Michigan in 2013. It typically accounts for a third of the state’s transportation budget.

19.6 percent: Increase in fund revenue to the state from 2003-13, a $172 million increase.

8 percent: Decrease in fund revenue to Michigan from 2008-13, a $91 million drop.

$61 million: Decrease in federal revenue on an inflationary basis from 2003-2013, a 5.5 percent decline.

$184 million: Drop in federal revenue in inflation-adjusted dollars from 2008-13, a 15 percent decrease.

$223 million: Increase in total highway spending in Michigan from 2003-13, an 8 percent rise.

$247 million: Decrease in total highway spending in Michigan from 2008-13, a 7.6 percent drop.


Source: Compiled by The Associated Press from Federal Highway Administration data

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