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Brown Bag: Looking Beyond the Gas Tax
Wednesday, December 5, 12:00pm
How Will We Pay for Tomorrow's Roads?

Presented by James M. Whitty, Manager, ODOT Office of Innovative Partnerships and Alternative Funding

As Oregonians make the switch to highly fuel efficient vehicles, the state's principal road funding mechanism--the fuel tax--will no longer raise sufficient revenue to maintain the system.  ODOT manager James Whitty will present Oregon's groundbreaking new approach to road funding--a charge on distanced traveled--as a potential replacement for the fuel tax.

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