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A pair of U.S. senators have have proposed increasing the gas tax for the first time since 1993.
More than half of Americans surveyed are willing to pay for better roads, bridges and mass transit systems.
California motorists that spend a lot of time on the road could be in for a shock. The state’s legislature is considering a bill that would explore a tax based on vehicle miles traveled or VMT for short.
A big hike in gas prices is looming in the near future if a new bill proposed in Congress takes effect.
A tax based on miles travelled might be needed to fill a growing gap in gas tax revenue as vehicles become more efficient.
While the U.S. government is working hard to increase fuel efficiency from automakers, certain states are now looking to tax those hybrids and electric vehicles to help recover lost gas taxes.
A report from the Mineta Transportation Institute seems to indicate that some Americans are willing to support the federal transportation revenues though paying higher taxes.