Research Project

Database of State-Agency Transportation Funding

The purpose in creating such a database is to facilitate the coordination of services, to identify potential funding sources for local transportation projects, and to provide information about the transportation services provided by state agencies involved in transportation funding. State agencies such as IDOT, IDHS, and the Department on Aging are providing data for the project.

Principal Investigator
Dirks, Lise
Research Area(s)
Funding and Financing
Co-Investigators
Joseph DiJohn, P.S. Sriraj, Srikanth Yellanki, David Kralik, Shruti Mahajan, Arzmella Hammond
Funding Source
U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS)

Abstract

The Urban Transportation Center, under the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) portion of its JARC grant, is creating a database of transportation funding by specific state agencies within the state of Illinois, focusing on downstate transportation projects and the funding partnerships that support them. NOTE: A report or paper from this research is not immediately available.