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%. The gas tax, which is not currently indexed to inflation, has lost 1/3 of its purchasing power since 1993, the last time the tax was increased. Paying our Way”.