Mass Budget & Policy Center: Budget Explainer: Transportation
Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center
Budget Explainer: Transportation
Better transportation infrastructure makes the economy more productive, connects people to jobs, and reduces the amount of time people waste in traffic.
Where do the resources come from to operate our transportation system, and where is the money invested? The flow chart below displays state revenues and spending, with the width of the arrows representing the dollar amounts. Read the fact sheet with a larger chart.
MassBudget has also recently updated two fact sheets that compare Massachusetts taxes to other states:
describes how the state's old label as a high-tax state has more to do with history than reality.
The Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center (MassBudget) produces policy research, analysis, and data-driven recommendations focused on improving the lives of low- and middle-income children and adults, strengthening our state's economy, and enhancing the quality of life in Massachusetts.
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