SPEA study: Tolls, gas taxes most ‘tolerable’ road funding sources

Most Americans really don’t want to pay more money to maintain the nation’s highways, according to a study from the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs. But given a choice, they prefer tolls and fuel taxes to broad-based income or sales taxes as a funding mechanism. And that should get the notice of […]

States, feds look for answers to falling gas tax revenue

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre America’s system for financing road construction and repair is broken. Gas tax revenue is coming in below target, states are being forced to spend their highway funds to pay down debt, and federal assistance is the only cushion maintaining a positive cash flow for road repairs […]