Road maintenance

Northern California Toll Lane

What Is Congestion Pricing?

Congestion pricing raises the cost of driving on certain roadways at certain times, reducing traffic,encouraging alternate transportation modes, and generating revenue from the use of infrastructure.

September 13, 2021 - Diana Ionescu

Toll Road

Video: Why U.S. Road Tolling Is So Complicated

States increasingly count on toll roads to supplement gas tax revenue, but why does the U.S. still lack national interoperability?

July 29, 2021 - Cheddar.com

Recreational Vehicle

Constitutional Amendment Would Shift Some Gas Tax Revenue to Transit Spending in Nevada

Democratic legislators in Nevada are considering a constitutional amendment that would allow the state to use gas tax revenues for transportation projects other than road construction, maintenance, and repair.

September 20, 2020 - The Nevada Independent

Gas Station

Alaska Fuel Tax Hike Passes First Key Hurdle

A GOP bill to double the nation's lowest state gas tax was approved by the state Senate on Monday. If approved by the House and signed by Gov. Dunleavy, who is facing a possible recall election, the excise tax would jump to 16 cents-per-gallon.

March 5, 2020 - Anchorage Daily News

Portland, Oregon

Portland, Ore. Voters Will Be Asked to Reauthorize Gas Tax in May 2020

Originally approved by 52 percent of voters in May 2016, the 4-year, 10 cents per gallon city gas tax has outperformed revenue projections. Funds are split between road maintenance and bike and pedestrian projects.

March 30, 2019 - The Oregonian

I-70

Missouri Lawmakers Hate Tolls

Missouri State Representative Bryan Spencer (R-Wentzville) on tolls: Don't even think about it, Missouri Department of Transportation.

March 30, 2017 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Road Maintenance

Portland Anarchists Illegally Repair Potholes

Saying that they believe in direct action and suspecting the motives of the State, a group of Portland anarchists are taking to the streets to fix potholes.

March 16, 2017 - Boing Boing

Traffic and Speed

Explained: Calculating Vehicle Impacts on Road Surfaces

Pedal Fort Collins explains the math used to calculate the impacts of various sized vehicles on the roads they travel.

May 20, 2016 - Pedal Fort Collins

Auto Repairs From Potholes Got You Down? You Are Not Alone

A new report from the AAA indicates that American motorists encounter damage from potholes three times a year, with each incident costing an average $300 to repair. Middle and working class drivers feel the pinch disproportionately.

February 20, 2016 - AAA

Funding Expected for TxDOT Road Projects by 2018

The new transportation funding formula approved by voters in Texas will bring new funding to the Texas Department of Transportation.

January 21, 2016 - The Dallas Morning News

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