25 Jul '14, 2pm

75 cents a "gallon"? Yes, please

This is why I roll my eyes at people who whine about bicycles not paying their share for using roads. Bikes cause virtually no damage, even on trails that are nothing more than an asphalt strip laid directly on the ground, and even then, those trails can last over a decade with zero maintenance. But getting back to cars & taxes for road maintenance, I am in favor of banning semis from roads not designed for them. Virtually all curb damage around my town is from semis unsuccessfully making turns. If the semis stay away from those roads, required maintenance (and costs) would drop precipitously, not to mention their effect on traffic. Furthermore, because EVs don't pay gas taxes, I can fully support a broader, more diversified taxing policy. For example, a combination of low income, sales, and property taxes work better than a single, large tax of any one source. Don't elimi...

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