Funding and Finance


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Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Fees

This brief catalogs state laws that impose special registration fees on hybrid and electric vehicles. Electric vehicles do not require gasoline to operate, so they don't contribute to the upkeep of highways through a gas tax. Some states are beginning to consider the potential revenue implications if such vehicles become more widely adopted.



Public-Private Partnerships

“Public-Private Partnerships for Transportation Categorization and Analysis of State Statutes”, is a one-of-a-kind report that takes a look at P3s and the legislation states have passed.

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Funding and Finance


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State Gas Taxes

States have taken the lead in raising fuel taxes to support transportation. While Congress has not increased the federal gas tax since 1993, 28 states and D.C. have raised their gas tax or adjusted their tax formula since 2013 to bring in more revenue for transportation.


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Transportation Funding

Check out our online, searchable Transportation Funding and Finance Legislation Database for information about state bills in 18 transportation funding and finance categories including gas taxes, per-mile charges, alternative fuel vehicles, local funding options and more.