August 18, 2019
Congress is considering a bill that would provide states with an overwhelming incentive to get rid of red-light traffic cameras.
August 12, 2019
California landowners who had their land seized years ago through eminent domain for the state’s high-speed rail project are still waiting to be paid for the expenses owed them, for land the state might never even get around to using.
August 5, 2019
Under the law, cities using automated traffic-enforcement cameras are required to report to the state any revenues generated by the fines from the cameras.
July 11, 2019
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines gasoline taxes, how they have become less effective over time, and why states can no longer rely on them to fund state transportation projects.
June 14, 2019
A privately financed, high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas
June 12, 2019
Whitmer proposes to raise the gas tax from 26 cents per gallon to 71 cents per gallon.
May 2, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses proposed legislation in Louisiana that would gradually increase the state’s gasoline tax from 38.4 cents-per-gallon to 56.4 cents-per-gallon by 2031.
May 1, 2019
North Dakota joined 20 other states imposing fees on electric vehicles, on April 11.
April 24, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a new proposal in Wisconsin which includes a provision to hike the state fuel tax and increase fees on licensing and registration.
April 18, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed increase of Illinois’ gasoline tax along with several vehicle and registration fee hikes.
April 18, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a proposed increase in Minnesota’s gasoline taxes that would be the largest in the state’s history.
April 10, 2019
The state’s tax on gasoline would rise 18 cents to pay for roads and bridges.
April 8, 2019
An analysis of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposed 45-cent gas tax hike, and alternative tax/spending offsets.
March 27, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz is calling for a nearly 70 percent increase in the state’s tax on gasoline
March 25, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses several legislative proposals in Ohio that would increase the state’s motor-fuel tax rates and why this is not the best approach to generate revenue for the state's roads.
March 15, 2019
If project is built and put into operation, Texas Central could default on its loans, require a taxpayer bailout, or both.
March 15, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a proposed gas tax hike in Michigan that would make the state's gas tax rate the highest in the country.
March 8, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new effort in Alabama to increase the state's gasoline tax and outlines how such an increase will not address Alabama's road fund woes.
January 31, 2019
The automotive industry thought that 2018 would be the “breakthrough” year for consumer acceptance of autonomous vehicles.
January 25, 2019
California State Auditor Elaine M. Howle says mismanagement by the California High-Speed Rail Authority is responsible for cost overruns.