Congressionally-created Commission Recommends Mileage Tax Instead of Fuel Tax for Transportation Infrastructure Financing
Green Car Congress
FEBRUARY 26, 2009
From 1980 to 2006, the total number of miles traveled (VMT) by automobiles increased 97%; truck VMT increased 106%. Ensure that, once implemented, mileage-based fees and any other charges are set to meet the designated federal share of national surface transportation investment needs, and index these rates to inflation.