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How Tolls Could Help Prevent a U.S. Transportation Crisis

In the midst of a federal funding disaster, a good idea emerges.

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We're Driving Less, So Should We Stop Building New Roads?

Four charts that point to the merits of fix-it-first road funding.

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The Government Is Really Bad at Predicting Americans' Driving Habits

The Department of Transportation repeatedly over-estimates vehicle miles traveled.

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We Urgently Need to Fix the Gas Tax

It's not too soon to start discussing how to keep the Highway Trust Fund from bankruptcy.

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The U.S. Cities Leading the Decline in Driving

Several may surprise you.

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Someday Soon You'll Pay for Every Mile You Drive

A small fee based on each mile traveled, with a surcharge during rush-hour and on city roads, may be the optimal road-funding model.

Cameron Booth

America's Driving Less, and This Evidence Suggests It's Not About the Economy

A new report compares driving trends state by state.

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The Era of Pay-Per-Mile Driving Has Begun

Oregon just reinvented the gas tax.

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Millennials Lead the Trend to Less Driving, But What Happens As They Get Older?

Twenty-something Americans drive about 20 percent less today than their parents.

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Who Should Pay for Transportation?

A new generation of funding schemes turns the "user fee" on its head.

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Congestion Pricing's Enduring Public Perception Problem

The need for better awareness about traffic strategies is quite clear.

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In Oregon, Pushing Ahead With Road Use Fees

The state's latest pilot program overcomes privacy concerns by giving drivers five options, from full tracking to none at all.

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Is a VMT Tax a Good Idea?

San Francisco is the latest city to consider a vehicle-miles traveled fee system.

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Is Urbanism Slowing the Rise of Car Travel?

If Americans have really reached "peak driving," recent changes in land use may be a reason why.

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Why Does California's Central Valley Have Such Bad Air Pollution?

The farming communities of the Central Valley breathe some of the worst air in the nation