State Transportation Infrastructure and Project Planning

Aug 19, 2019

School + State Finance Project Original Content

States across the country have different processes and policies for ranking and funding transportation improvement projects. This policy briefing examines Connecticut and the five states that, according to a U.S. News and World Report ranking, have the best transportation infrastructure. This policy briefing describes each state’s geographic and infrastructure makeup and condition, federal requirements for transportation planning and project programming, and each state’s unique project selection process.


Connecticut School Finance Project. (2019). State Transportation Infrastructure and Project Planning. New Haven, CT: Author. Retrieved from

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