How should the government tax drivers to maintain roads? | Pro/Con

The gas tax is based on a simple principle: the money helps maintain the roads drivers use based on the fuel they drive with. But as Americans use gas less due to climate change concerns, and opt more for electric cars, the gas tax looks like an outdated revenue generator — one Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf already pledged to phase out. As a replacement, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has proposed taxing people by the miles they drive rather than taxing gas directly. Though the idea did not make it into the Biden administration’s infrastructure plan, it has had bipartisan interest for years…