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U.S. drivers reach record mileage through April

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 02, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) estimates U.S. motorists traveled 987.8 billion miles January through April ...

At 237.8 billion miles in January, American driving habits underscore the need for long-term transportation funding

At 237.8 billion miles in January, American driving...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Americans drove an estimated 237.3 billion miles in January, nearly 5 percent more than the same month last year, according ...

How much capacity is too much?

How much capacity is too much?

Posted by Kirk Landers on Oct 09, 2014

Last summer, I was shocked to receive an email blast from the Illinois Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) urging the ...

Move over gas tax: California could move to VMT fee

Move over gas tax: California could move to VMT fee

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 14, 2014

California is considering switching from a state gas tax to a vehicle-miles-traveled (VMT) fee, our sister site Overdrive reports. The state’s ...

5 Options for Avoiding Highway Trust Fund Insolvency

5 Options for Avoiding Highway Trust Fund Insolvency

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 11, 2014

The current surface transportation bill, MAP-21, is set to expire in September, and lawmakers are scrambling to reauthorize funding before ...

ARTBA: VMTs are rebounding

ARTBA: VMTs are rebounding

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 24, 2014

Vehicle miles traveled (VMTs) are on the rise, despite reports that American’s are driving less, according to a memo the ...

Shuster, Boxer say highway bill is about jobs

Shuster, Boxer say highway bill is about jobs

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 02, 2014

Rep Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), both chair of their respective chamber’s transportation committee, on Thursday each ...

U.S. VMTs drop 7 percent in last decade

U.S. VMTs drop 7 percent in last decade

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 02, 2013

Vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in the United States has declined by 7 percent in the last 10 years, with 46 ...

We know where you were last night: VMT a bad idea, says professor

We know where you were last night: VMT a bad idea, says...

Posted by John Latta on Aug 06, 2013

It’s really all about privacy. Or is it? Mark J. Perry, a professor of economics at the University of Michigan and a ...

VMT is here!

VMT is here!

Posted by John Latta on Jul 15, 2013

So, let’s see if this VMT thing works. Oregon is replacing the state's gas tax with a "pay per-mile road usage ...

Trains a’comin’

Trains a’comin’

Posted by John Latta on Dec 18, 2012

Think of all those Western movies, then the robber barons, then the blues singers, the other movie makers ('night time, ...

Financial District

Financial District

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Dec 01, 2010

A Bipartisan Bluprint? A Virginia think tank report may shape our next SAFETEA-LU. By John Latta I f there is to be a ...

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