DOT chief: 30-year transport analysis a ‘wake-up call’

“Lawmakers are searching for ways to pay for a long-term extension of the measure. However, thus far there is no consensus on a funding source beyond the 18.4-cents-per-gallon federal gas tax, which has been used to fill the Transportation Department’s Highway Trust Fund since the 1950s . . . . . . . Foxx said he did not think the gas tax was a viable solution to the nation’s infrastructure funding problems, even if it was increased later this year. ” See More . . .

By: Keith Laing

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