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Myth busted: Road costs not covered by gas taxes, says report

January 8, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

A new report released this week by U.S. Public Interest Research Group disproves the common misperception that road-building is paid for by user fees, showing that gas taxes cover barely half the costs of building and maintaining roads, a fraction which is likely to fall steadily.
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