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 »

Gas Tax ‘Off the Table’ as Highway Funding Option, Shuster Says

House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) has ruled out higher fuel taxes or taxing miles traveled to pay for transportation, an announcement that narrows the options for a new road funding bill in 2015. “The president has ruled out a gas tax, I don’t think there’s a will in Congress and the American people Read More »