This undated photo released by the Oregon Department of Transportation shows a display device on the dashboard that indicates how many and what kind of miles a driver has driven. Proponents of a California transportation funding approach excluded mileage-tracking systems from its suggested revenue sources. AP
By Jim Miller
August 10, 2015
- California budget includes $10.7 million for mileage tracking pilot study
- Some say motorists should pay by miles driven, not gasoline pumped
- Backers of Monday’s $60 billion plan say such a system still years away
Higher gas and diesel taxes, revenue from the state’s cap-and-trade program, and increased vehicle license and registration fees are among the possible sources of new revenue included in a transportation-funding package of principles put forward Monday by a coalition of local government, business and labor groups.
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