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Transportation Funding in Oregon


The Oregon Department of Transportation will collect just over $5.3 billion in total revenue during the 2017–2019 biennium.

  • 23 percent from the federal government.
  • 77 percent from state sources-- the state fuels tax, taxes on heavy trucks, driver and motor vehicle fees, and bond proceeds and Certificates of Participation.

ODOT also receives funding for specific purposes from cigarette tax revenues, lottery funds, and a variety of transportation-related permits and fees.

About $1 billion (19 percent) of total revenue flowing through ODOT is distributed to Oregon cities, counties and other agencies. This leaves about $3.94 billion remains for ODOT’s 2017–2019 biennial operating budget and ending balance.


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