Oregon goes down the RUC road

Article taken from the July 2013 issue of RUC Magazine In 1919, Oregon became the first state to implement a gas tax comprising a 1 cent per gallon as a means to pay for new roads and maintain the existing road network. Like in 1919, on Sunday July 6, 2013 Oregon became the first state […]

70s revival in New Jersey

Plans to merge New Jersey’s three toll roads under one government superagency –which have been mooted since the 1970s – may be revived. In 2003 the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway were merged, but the Atlantic City Expressway was not eligible to join because its owner, the South Jersey Transport Authority was […]

California eyes $3 billion RUC scheme to fund maintenance

Two of California’s biggest transport coalitions have proposed a Road Repairs Fund, charging road users to create $3 billion for highway maintenance. Transport California and the California Alliance for jobs jointly submitted proposals to the California Attorney General, which they reckon if approved by voters, would raise $3 billion annually to fix the Golden State’s […]