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Is It Time to Rethink the Fuel Tax?

With a new presidential administration pushing for a sweeping new infrastructure program, HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge says it’s time to ask the question: Has the fuel tax outlived its usefulness as a highway-funding mechanism?

Government Report Calls for 20-Year Fix of Interstate Highways

A congressionally mandated report finds the future of the Interstate Highway System so at risk that it recommends that drastic action should be taken over a period of years-- including hiking federal fuel taxes and allowing tolling and per-mile-charges on more interstate routes.

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.

Eroad Tapped for Major Mileage-Based User Fee Pilot

Eroad has been selected to take part in the first multi-state truck pilot to explore the feasibility of instituting a Mileage-Based User Fee along I-95, the East Coast's main north-south Interstate highway.