We are putting the finishing touches on “Motorists Beware: Ranking the States that Treat You Worst,” a NMA press release that will be issued to media outlets across the nation on May 19th during the run-up to the Memorial Day holiday weekend. All 50 states plus the District of Columbia are rated and compared across […]
14 Alerts From the Fuel Tax Tag
The Maryland General Assembly will consider a proposal this week to prohibit the state or local jurisdiction from imposing a vehicle miles traveled (VMT) tax on private vehicle owners. The measure would also prohibit the installation of GPS devices in private vehicles to track and report vehicle miles traveled. The NMA will provide testimony in […]
A recent e-newsletter, #259: A Private Windfall, a Public Bust, described the pitfalls associated with Public Private Partnerships. It also prompted this thoughtful and informative response from North Carolina member KC Green, PE. We need to increase the fuel tax—significantly increase it—no matter what the price of gas or diesel is. (The federal fuel tax […]
As 2013 winds down, Indiana lawmakers and Governor Mike Pence are scrambling to come up with the money to fund the state’s transportation infrastructure. Governor Pence announced the creation of a “blue ribbon” panel to look at funding alternatives for future transportation projects, but it may be too little too late. At issue is […]
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