Going Green

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Lower Gas, Fewer Miles, No Road Funds

More unintended consequences of current U.S. Energy Policy -- or lack thereof.

Drop in Miles Driven Is Depleting Highway Fund; Loan From Mass Transit Is Urged

Published: July 29, 2008

WASHINGTON — Gasoline tax revenue is falling so fast that the federal government may not be able to meet its commitments to states for road projects already under way, the secretary of transportation said Monday.

The secretary, Mary E. Peters, said the short-term solution would be for...(complete article here).

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