24 Jun '16, 7pm

To Gas Tax Or Not To Gas Tax. That Is The Question

To Gas Tax Or Not To Gas Tax. That Is The Question

In Oregon, more than 1,000 drivers have volunteered to be part of a “pay as you go” program. They are billed monthly for the miles they drive. In exchange, they are exempt from paying the state’s gas tax. The California program is theoretical only. Participants only get virtual bills from the state. In addition to the technical issue of whether states can or should track the movements of millions of vehicles, the “pay as you go” system has the same built in problem as the current gas tax — it is not automatically indexed to the inevitable increase in the cost of maintaining the transportation infrastructure.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2016/06/24/gas-tax-not-gas-tax-question/

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