Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives (STSFA) Program Recipients and Partners

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State Coalition Membership Pilot Program Type Pilot Project Type Collection Method Financial Year 2016 Award Financial Year 2016 Project Description Financial Year 2017 Award Financial Year 2017 Project Description Financial Year 2018 Award Financial Year 2018 Project Description Financial Year 2019 Award Financial Year 2019 Project Description Financial Year 2020 Award Financial Year 2020 Project Description Total
CA Western Road Usage Charge (RUC) Consortium Member State Mileage Based Revenue Collection RUC Pilot Program
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Individual State Pilot Project Pay-at-the-pump/charging stations $750,000 Test a RUC pilot using pay-at-the-pump/charging stations $1,750,000 Explore mechanisms to collect revenue at pay-at-the-pump/charging stations $2,030,000 Explore using other emerging technologies in California's RUC Program, such as usage-based insurance, transportation network companies, and automated vehicles Not Applicable Not Applicable $2,150,000 Road Charge Pilots Program: Caltrans will test the viability of current global positioning system technology to determine which roads are part of a public network and may be subject to a fee. $6,680,000
CO Western RUC Consortium Member State Road Usage Charge Pilot Program (RUCPP)
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Individual State Pilot Project Pilot data collection mechanisms Not Applicable Not Applicable $500,000 Investigate data collection mechanisms, address concerns from the agricultural and rural community identified in the Colorado Road Usage Charge Pilot Program. Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable $500,000
DE Eastern Transportation (formerly I-95) Coalition (ETC) Member State Multi-State MBUF Interoperability Program
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Lead State and Participating State Pilot data collection mechanisms $1,490,000 Conduct planning activities and initial deployment of a MBUF pilot within participating ETC States (Connecticut, Delaware, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Vermont) $975,000 Study equitability and privacy issues in a multi-State region (Delaware, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Virginia) $3,028,000 Address the requirements for implementation, interoperability, public acceptance, and other potential hurdles of implementing mileage-based fees in a multi-State region ETC States $3,350,000 The Coalition's proposal is designed to develop and test solutions for making MBUF a sustainable transportation funding approach at the State and Federal levels. This will be accomplished through full, new demonstration pilots in Maine and Virginia and enhanced demonstration pilots in Delaware, New Jersey, North Carolina, Northern Virginia, and Pennsylvania. $4,670,000 Testing Implementation Paths for MBUF: The Coalition will demonstrate and test paths for MBUF in the DC metro area and six I-95 states - DE, MD, ME, NC, PA and VA. $13,513,000
HI Western RUC Consortium Member State Manual and Automated Odometer Readings Inspection Station RUC Pilot
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Individual State Pilot Project Odometer readings in conjunction with vehicle registration $3,998,000 Explore a usage fee collection based on manual and automated odometer readings at inspection stations Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable $250,000 Digital Mapping Data, Distance-Precision, and Transportation Taxation: Hawaii Department of Transportation (DOT) will investigate the current state and completeness of digital mapping data to determine which roads are part of a public network and may be subject to a fee. $4,248,000
KS Not Applicable RUC Demonstration Program
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Lead State and Pilot Participant Pilot data collection mechanisms Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable $3,265,000 RUC Demonstration Project: Kansas DOT will lead a joint effort working with Minnesota DOT to explore the impacts of RUC implementation in the Midwest, with focus on rural and agricultural populations and intrastate and Interstate commercial freight and supply chain operators. $3,265,000
MN Not Applicable Distance-Based Road Usage Fee (RUF) Shared Mobility Model
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Individual State Pilot Project Shared mobility data $300,000 Use of Mobility-as-a-Service providers (MaaS) as the revenue collection mechanism by charging distance-based usage fees (DBUF); the goals of Phase I are to design an affordable DBUF program premised on shared mobility, create MaaS partnerships that can leverage existing onboard technologies that could be used to collect DBUFs, and conduct a limited proof-of-concept demonstration of data transfer between shared mobility providers and Minnesota DOT Not Applicable Not Applicable $999,600 Demonstration of the feasibility of distance-based usage fees through the MaaS shared mobility model Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable $1,299,600
MO Not Applicable Variable Vehicle Registration RUF Pilot Program
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Individual State Pilot Project In conjunction with vehicle registration fees $250,000 Implementation of a new registration fee schedule based on estimated miles per gallon $2,772,500 Conduct public outreach on concerns related to equity and data security issues $1,782,500 Deploy innovative strategies such as vehicle registration fees along with other usage-based charges Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable $4,805,000
NH ETC Member State Vehicle Registration RUF Program
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Individual State Pilot Project In conjunction with vehicle registration fees Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable $250,000 Investigate the feasibility and impact of using a RUF levied in conjunction with vehicle registration Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable $250,000
OH Not Applicable Alternative Usage Based Revenue Program
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Individual State Pilot Project Pilot data collection mechanisms Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable $2,000,000 Alternative Usage Based Revenue Initiative: Ohio DOT will obtain data for a large-scale outreach program geared towards educating the public about an alternative usage based revenue program. $2,000,000
OR Western RUC Consortium Member State Local RUC Program
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Individual State Pilot Project Pilot data collection mechanisms $2,100,000 Improve Oregon's existing RUC Program $2,315,000 Improve the scalability of Oregon's RUC Program (OReGO) and demonstrate its utility as a funding source for local jurisdictions; as such, the OReGO system needs to prove that it is flexible enough to accommodate varying tax rates and jurisdictional types Not Applicable Not Applicable $5,000,000 The ODOT Connected Vehicle Ecosystem demonstration will attempt to deploy a functional implementation that serves to validate data sharing that must occur between the data collection, transaction processing and account management subsystems. Not Applicable Not Applicable $9,415,000
OR Western RUC Consortium Member State RUC Consortium Multi-State Blockchain Interoperability
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Lead State and Participating State Pilot data collection mechanisms $1,500,000 Define and outline a multi-State pilot focused on consistency, interoperability, and compatibility $2,590,000 Launch a pilot between California and Oregon which connects the two States' per-mile road usage charging system, with the ultimate goal of expanding the concept regionally $950,000 Continue exploring road usage charge systems and automated vehicles at both the State and regional levels $250,000 Design and test blockchain technology to share transactional information between jurisdictions. Blockchain represents a digital database containing information (such as records of financial transactions) that can be simultaneously used and shared within a large, decentralized, publicly-accessible network. $134,875 RUC Summit: RUC West will host a conference that will explore opportunities and barriers to interoperability, expand knowledge about RUC, and foster new partnerships. $5,424,875
TX Western RUC Consortium Member State RUC Program
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Individual State Pilot Project Pilot data collection mechanisms Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable $5,000,000 Demonstration of Smartphone-Based Alternative to Current Gas Tax Structure: Dallas-Fort Worth will assess the feasibility and technological capability of utilizing smartphone technology to understand travel patterns and the development of an accounting framework. $5,000,000
UT Western RUC Consortium Member State RUC Program Alternative Fuel Vehicles
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Individual State Pilot Project Fee applicable to hybrid and electric vehicles only Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable $1,250,000 Pilot a road usage charge program for alternative fuel vehicles including hybrid and electric vehicles $745,000 Two projects- 1. This project will examine the ability to integrate several aspects of the Utah Department of Transportation's (UDOT) newly implemented RUC program for alternative vehicles with its existing Express Lanes tolling systems. 2. UDOT will test interagency coordination and system interoperability between State and local entities by allowing local jurisdictions the ability to piggyback on existing MBUFs, including Utah's system. $1,250,000 RUC Customer Service Optimization: UDOT will develop and validate RUC specific customer service improvements designed to enhance public acceptability and attract more voluntary participants. $3,245,000
WA Western RUC Consortium Member State RUC Program Mileage Reporting Pilot
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Individual State Pilot Project Pilot data collection mechanisms $3,847,000 Test and evaluate a RUC system as an alternative to special license surcharges on plug-in electric vehicles; conduct the first test on the international interoperability of a RUC system between the United States and Canada; explore opportunities to leverage the capabilities of third-party enterprises to reduce mileage reporting costs; co-develop an RUC pilot in parallel with the deployment of the Washington Department of Licensing's new vehicle licensing information technology system; and carry out a "codefest" to develop an owner-controlled smartphone app to accurately report out-of-State mileage. $4,600,000 Carry out and evaluate a 12-month pilot that tests five concepts of mileage reporting to collect feedback from users regarding methods for assessing usage fees, and to collaborate with other States to test and develop organizational and operational capabilities for implementing a RUC Program. Not Applicable Not Applicable $5,525,000 The Washington State Transportation Commission (WSTC)will explore six tasks designed to probe and improve upon implementation challenges discovered during the recently completed WA RUC Assessment and Pilot Project. Not Applicable Not Applicable $13,972,000
WY Western RUC Consortium Member State MBUF Program
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Individual State Pilot Project Fee applicable to all vehicles Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable $250,000 The pilot seeks to determine the best methods for capturing and reporting per-vehicle mileage. Identify RUC fee rates by vehicle classification type. Design a RUC Evasion Mitigation Plan. Identify potential legal challenges to recommended mileage capture procedures and fee schedule(s). Consider possible negative reactions by groups that would pay the RUC fee. Not Applicable Not Applicable $250,000
AL ETC Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
AZ Western RUC Consortium Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
CT ETC Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
FL ETC Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
GA ETC Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
ID Western RUC Consortium Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
MA ETC Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
ME ETC Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
MT Western RUC Consortium Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
NM Western RUC Consortium Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
NV Western RUC Consortium Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
NY ETC Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
OK Western RUC Consortium Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
RI ETC Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
SC ETC Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
TN ETC Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
VA ETC Member State Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable


The following States are not STSFA Program grant awardees or participating coalition member States:
Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.