The Problem

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  • Highway Trust Fund is funded by an 18 cents per gallon gas tax.
  • The gas tax in America has not been raised for 20 years.
  • The tax no longer brings in enough money for the current pace of construction.
  • People are driving less and people are driving more fuel-efficient cars.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Traffic on Bay Area Bridges Increase Over Past Five Years” and getting worse

A look at the number of vehicles crossing each of four Bay Area bridges during the morning commute in 2010, 2014 and 2015.

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