Re: AltInst: Road tolls would centralize cities

From: Karl R. Peters <>
Date: Fri Sep 04 1998 - 13:55:27 PDT

On Fri, 4 Sep 1998, Petro wrote:

> Raising taxes on Tires as well as gasoline has the advantage of
> allowing one to tax based on Gross Vehicle Weight, and Speed Ratings, those
> being the 2 bigges determiners of how much damage a vehicle does to the
> roadway.

Hmmm, that is an interesting point. Yeah, a massive tax on tires would
be just as effective as a gas tax, and could be more easily geared to
target those vehicles which do the most damage to roads if that's your
concern... *or* it could be used to target vehicles which most greatly
increase urban sprawl. Hmmm...


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