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Analysis: Raising Federal Fuel Tax Makes Economic Sense

The way we pay for federally funded road and bridge projects hasn’t changed over the past 25 years and a fuel tax increase may provide the needed funding for our crumbling infrastructure. Analysis by Business Contributing Editor Evan Lockridge.

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'Welcome to Washington...'

Are we on a highway to nowhere? In his Passing Zone blog, Executive Editor David Cullen delves into what President Trump's budget proposal has to say about fixing and building America's roads and bridges.

Ping! 3 Things You Need to Know About ELDs and Fuel Taxes

A popular selling point for electronic logging devices is that you can use the electronic records for fuel tax reporting. But the record-keeping requirements for hours of service and for IFTA/IRP are vastly different. Here's what you need to know.

Another Example Showing Tolls Aren't the Answer to Highway Funding

News out of Texas is a perfect example of why turning to toll roads and public-private partnerships is not the answer to the highway funding dilemma.

Ryder Launches Fuel Receipt App for Rental Customers

Ryder System has launched the Ryder Fuel Receipt mobile app allowing commercial rental customers in to record non-Ryder fuel receipts to stay compliant with interstate fuel tax reporting.

How Will the Next Highway Bill Get Funded?

More attention is being paid this week to legislating infrastructure funding as the expiration date on the current MAP-21 highway bill looms ever closer - not that deadlines mean much on Capitol Hill.

Commentary: Mr. Spock Goes to Washington

Instead of doing the logical thing and raising the fuel tax, politicians have come up with just about every cockamamie scheme you can imagine.

Q&A: Rep. Earl Blumenauer on His Bill to Raise the Fuel Tax

Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., introduced a bill that would raise federal fuel taxes and index them to the cost of living to pay for more investment in roads and bridges. The bill would repeal the taxes by 2025 in anticipation of replacing them with a vehicle-mile tax.

The Hard Road to Highway Funding

In my January editorial, as part of three resolutions I'd like to see this year, I called on Congress to fix highway funding.