Monthly Archives:
September 2016

Monthly Archives: September 2016

Roundup: Voter Attitudes Towards Road Funding Alternatives

Voter Attitudes Towards Road Funding Alternatives Recently, several scholars at Indiana University published an article entitled Searching for a Tolerable Tax: Public Attitudes toward Roadway Financing Alternatives, which offered interesting insights regarding Americans’ appetites for funding infrastructure. The study ultimately explored the degree to which respondents were receptive to five revenue options: a mileage user fee; higher fuel taxes: increased…

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Roundup: September 21, 2016

State News Welcome aboard the Plane Train…we’re about to get longer! On September 15, Atlanta Journal Constitution columnist Kyle Wingfield offered some wise words on autonomous vehicle technology. At the perennially popular State of the Ports luncheon in Savannah last week, new Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch announced plans to expand rail capacity in such a way to…

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Roundup: What To Expect Next – Infrastructure Funding in a Tax Package?

As Congress prepares to get back into a short, but busy, fall session prior to the presidential election, they’re continuing to quietly make noise about sweeping tax reform for the first time since 1986. If/when we do get a tax package in the next couple of years, there is a glaring need to address revenue shortfalls for infrastructure funding. Recently,…

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