Paying for our Highways: Tolls vs. Gas Tax

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Money for highway upkeep is running low, and not everyone agrees on a solution.

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Currently the nation’s interstates are toll-free, except to pay for new lane construction. With the Highway Trust Fund set to run out of money, some believe we should use tolls to fund highway and transit projects. Others think raising the gas tax is a better option. But is there another solution? This hour we’ll talk about several proposals to keep our roads running smoothly.

Guests

  • Martin Di Caro, transportation reporter for WAMU
  • David Goldberg, Communications Director, Transportation for America
  • Randal O’Toole, Cato Institute Senior Fellow on transportation issues

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