TITLE

Oregon Explores Mileage-Based Gas Fees

AUTHOR(S)
Saskal, Rich
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/16/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32404, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the experiment conducted by a group of motorists in Portland, Oregon to test the potential for replacing the state's per-gallon fuel taxes with a mileage-based gas fee. A global positioning system-based device designed to measure how many miles cars are driven within the state's borders will be tested. This study aims to find alternatives to a traditional fuel tax that is threatened with technological obsolescence.
ACCESSION #
21319268

 

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