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Talking Headways Podcast: How About Road Use Charges?

It's time to really talk about the idea of treating roads as a utility by having drivers pay for every mile.

July 13, 2023

Utah’s ‘Road Usage Charging’ Pilot Could Finally Price the Roads Properly

Right now, drivers pay for their roads through the pump, the tollbooth, and the roadside camera — and it never seems to be enough. Will advanced new technology help them pay their fair share, or increase the subsidy they receive from people who walk and roll?

July 12, 2023

Gas Taxes Are Going Up; What You Are Getting For Your Money?

Not every project funded by S.B. 1 aligns with California's climate goals, but what drivers are paying at the pump is definitely being spent to improve their travel. News media should adapt their headlines accordingly.

July 5, 2023

California Will Continue Funding Projects that Induce Driving, Despite State Policy

California's Climate Action Plan for Transportation Investments calls for putting state funding towards projects that reduce vehicle miles traveled. But CTC approved several VMT-inducing projects anyway.

June 30, 2023