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U.S. miles driven in 2015 reaches 3.15 trillion, breaking previous 2007 record

U.S. miles driven in 2015 reaches 3.15 trillion,...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 23, 2016

Vehicle miles traveled (VMT) for all of 2015 reached 3.15 trillion, a figure that breaks the previous record of 3 ...

FHWA says 2015 could go down as the most heavily traveled year ever

FHWA says 2015 could go down as the most heavily...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 26, 2016

The Federal Highway Administration has released it’s November Traffic Volume Trends report showing that by the end of that month, U.S. ...

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 EQW Staff 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 EQW Staff 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 EQW Staff 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 EQW Staff 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 ...

MAP-21: The good, the bad and the lessons learned

MAP-21: The good, the bad and the lessons learned

Posted by EQW Staff on Sep 30, 2013

With reauthorization less than a year away, many agencies are thinking about ways lawmakers can improve the new federal bill. Four ...

U.S. VMTs drop 7 percent in last decade

U.S. VMTs drop 7 percent in last decade

Posted by EQW Staff 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 ...

Controversial mileage-based tax has potential to generate meaningful transportation revenue

Controversial mileage-based tax has potential to...

Posted by EQW Staff on Feb 01, 2013

Despite its potential to increase revenues, the establishment of a vehicle miles traveled (VMT) tax is not likely to happen ...

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