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June 14, 2019
Proposed Texas High-Speed Rail Project Faces Legislative Opposition
A privately financed, high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas
Government Spending
June 12, 2019
Michigan Governor Proposes Raising Gas Tax to Nation’s Highest
Whitmer proposes to raise the gas tax from 26 cents per gallon to 71 cents per gallon.
Energy
May 1, 2019
North Dakota to Charge Electric Vehicle Owners for Highway Maintenance
North Dakota joined 20 other states imposing fees on electric vehicles, on April 11.
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Transportation
April 10, 2019
Ohio Governor Proposes Big Gas Tax Hike
The state’s tax on gasoline would rise 18 cents to pay for roads and bridges.
Taxes
March 27, 2019
Minnesota Governor Proposes Big Gas Tax Hike
Gov. Tim Walz is calling for a nearly 70 percent increase in the state’s tax on gasoline
Transportation
January 31, 2019
Commentary: Autonomous Vehicles — Is the Consumer Bloom Off the Rose?
The automotive industry thought that 2018 would be the “breakthrough” year for consumer acceptance of autonomous vehicles.

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Transportation
June 14, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
A privately financed, high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas
June 12, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Whitmer proposes to raise the gas tax from 26 cents per gallon to 71 cents per gallon.
May 1, 2019
By Duggan Flanakin
North Dakota joined 20 other states imposing fees on electric vehicles, on April 11.
April 10, 2019
By Hayley Sledge
The state’s tax on gasoline would rise 18 cents to pay for roads and bridges.
March 27, 2019
By Hayley Sledge
Gov. Tim Walz is calling for a nearly 70 percent increase in the state’s tax on gasoline
January 31, 2019
By Thomas A. Hemphill
The automotive industry thought that 2018 would be the “breakthrough” year for consumer acceptance of autonomous vehicles.
January 25, 2019
By Bill Eastland
California State Auditor Elaine M. Howle says mismanagement by the California High-Speed Rail Authority is responsible for cost overruns.
October 12, 2018
By Sarah Quinlan
Voters in San Francisco, California in November 2019 will consider a ballot question that would add a 3.25 percent tax on rides by peer-to-peer transportation network companies (TNC) such as Lyft and Uber, two popular services.
October 12, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
New Jersey drivers are paying even more at the pump as the state’s gasoline tax went up yet again in October.
September 21, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio approved a package of eight bills targeting Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing companies doing business in the city.