06-25-2016, 06:03 PM
East Coast states want to tax driversí travel, not their gas
By Michael Laris
A group of East Coast states wants to help overhaul the way America pays for its decaying roads, and itís starting with Monopoly money.
Delaware, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and New Hampshire are proposing pilots to figure out how they might charge motorists a fee for the miles they travel ó rather than taxing their gas, as state and federal officials do today.
The I-95 Corridor Coalition, which represents transportation officials from 16 states and the District of Columbia, applied for a federal grant last month to test the idea.