Feds Say Americans Drove More Miles Last Year Than in Previous Seven

Americans drove nearly 3.02 trillion miles last year, the highest number since 2007 and second-highest since data collection began 79 years ago, the Federal Highway Administration announced. The new mileage figures show the need for greater investment in transportation infrastructure and affirm the projections Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx included in his recently released “Beyond Traffic” report, Read More »

Mileage Tax Could Replace Fuel Taxes in Near Future, Lawmakers, Experts Say

WASHINGTON — It’s only a matter of time before fuel taxes will be replaced or supplemented with mileage taxes to pay for the nation’s roads, lawmakers and transportation policy experts said. A switch from fuel to mileage taxes could take place in six years, a pair of U.S. lawmakers said during the annual meeting of Read More »