Transportation Projects Could Fall Victim to Plummeting Fuel Tax Revenue

Ohio’s gasoline and diesel sales are down more than 50% statewide, according to reports, which could mean big setbacks for transportation projects. The Columbus Dispatch this week reported that “all the funding gains from the 37.5% hike in the state motor-fuel tax ushered in by Gov. Mi DeWine last July might be wiped out unless the economy soon picks up and people resume driving.” 5/4/2020