Forecasting & data

Forecasting Our Economic Analysis team creates quarterly transportation revenue forecasts for motor fuel tax revenue; motor vehicle licenses, permits, and fee revenue; and federal fund forecasts.

Quarterly Transportation Revenue Forecast Council Documents (Office of Financial Management site)
Quarterly Forecast Schedule (pdf 84 kb)

State economic and financial data
We track tax collections and other relevant economic indicators like fuel prices, employment, and personal income and use that data in our transportation revenue and price forecasts. The Economic Analysis section also files state and local financial reports with FHWA and we collect local financial data from local governments.


Local economic and financial data
Local Highway Finance Tracking Login (Annual road/street report)
City and County Merged Files (xlsx, 887 KB) 

Our Economic Analysis team also completes economic impact analysis of transportation investments, which can be found on our publications page.