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Oregon debuts first pay-per-mile driving tax in the U.S.

Oregon debuts first pay-per-mile driving tax in the U.S.

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

OReGO, a new pilot program in Oregon, is attempting to change the way road and bridge infrastructure is funded, reports the Portland Business Journal. The Oregon Road Usage Charge will charge drivers on a per-mile basis, monitoring drivers’ use of roads, and charging a fixed fee per mile driven. Cars will be provided with mile-tracking […]

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How New York’s transit system may become car-funded

How New York’s transit system may become car-funded

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Could cars fund the New York City public transit system? A new Citizens Budget Commission (CBC) report proposes vehicle-based fees to fund the MTA for the next five years. The report, More than Fare: Options for Funding Future Capital Investments by the MTA, investigates the MTA’s existing financial obstacles and pinpoints methods of raising capital […]

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What will American transportation look like in 2030?

What will American transportation look like in 2030?

| February 24, 2015

What does the America’s transportation future look like? A new study from the RAND Corporation, Exploring Future Transport Demand in the United States, envisions two different scenarios. The study’s research team imagines two sequences set in 2030, drawing on expert opinions as well as exploring the impact current transportation realities and choices will have on the transportation […]

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Transportation roundup 1/21/15

Transportation roundup 1/21/15

| January 21, 2015

Streets & Highways Adrift at the Margins of Urban Society: What Role Does Neighborhood Play? // Urban Affairs Review [study] Cities and Sustainability: Polycentric Action and Multilevel Governance // Urban Affairs Review [study] ICE Virtual Library: The impact of wind turbine traffic on highways in Texas, USA // Institution of Civil Engineers [study] Obama leaves out gas tax […]

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Fee set to punish hybrid & EV owners in Wisconsin

Fee set to punish hybrid & EV owners in Wisconsin

| November 19, 2014

A new proposal in Wisconsin would mean that the state would join four other states in effectively punishing electric vehicle owners in order to compensate for the revenue lost in fuel taxes, reports the Associated Press. Proposed by Governor Scott Walker’s office, the $50 yearly charge — which was included in a $750 million package […]

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Sen. Boxer (D-CA) speaks out on highway fund

Sen. Boxer (D-CA) speaks out on highway fund

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Senator Barbara Boxer, Democrat of California, announced in a recent letter that salvaging the Highway Trust Fund is a major focus of her office, reports the blog Better Roads. Boxer, in a letter addressed to Congressman Dave Camp, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, and Congressman Sander Levin, reads, “Although Congress passed […]

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