The transition to electric vehicles means we can’t continue to rely so heavily on gas taxes to pay for roads. But EV owners already pay more than their fair share. A mileage-based system, with some caveats, is a fairer path forward.
The disproportionately high fees accomplish very little to improve our state’s roads and bridges. However, the fees do make cleaner cars less appealing and accessible for cost-conscious consumers, says this writer.