US COVID-19 mitigation efforts resulting in significant decline in traffic, emissions and fuel-tax revenues

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Drivers there and in the surrounding states of New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont drove at least 80% fewer miles after shelter-in-place directives began. Fuel saved, tax revenue lost. Fuel use dropped from 4.6

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API releases latest report on US and state fuel taxes

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The American Petroleum Institute has released its January 2014 update report and maps on gasoline and diesel taxes for all 50 states in the US along with a national average; the information is updated quarterly. any taxes which can vary across a state’s jurisdiction are averaged according to the population of the local areas subject to each particular tax rate. Gasoline taxes, January 2014. Diesel taxes, January 2014. The federal tax on gasoline is 18.40

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Massachusetts Governor Proposes $0.19 Increase in State Fuel Tax to Support Transportation Projects

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As part of a comprehensive reform plan to simplify the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ transportation system, Governor Deval Patrick is proposing a fuel tax increase of $0.19 The increased fuel tax is intended to be in lieu of an increase in tolls. With Federal fuel taxes included, the tax on gasoline in the state would be $0.609 per gallon, and the tax on diesel would be $0.669 per gallon.

California ARB mods to ZEV regulations for IVMs would result in ~1.9% drop in total ZEV/TZEV units 2018-2025; no impact on air quality requirements

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ARB staff estimated the proposed modifications could reduce total California deliveries of ZEVs (fuel cell and battery-electric vehicles) and TZEVs (Transition Zero Emission Vehicles, i.e., plug-in hybrids) by a total of about 26,000 units in the 2018 through 2025 timeframe out of the originally estimated 1,400,000 ZEVs and TZEVs for that period under the current regulation—i.e.,

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