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Instead of gas taxes, ODOT explores fees based on miles driven

Smartphones are great for texting, checking email, and surfing the web. But now your phone will be able to track the miles traveled in your car by connecting to an on-board device. Next, the information is reported to the government, which will then tax you on it. Yes, there is an app for that. If you think this is science fiction, well, welcome to the future…READ MORE

Pay-by-mile questions answered

There’s hundreds of millions of dollars in backlog for repairs to Washington roads, and according to Mark Hallenbeck, director of the University of Washington’s Transportation Center, the gas tax won’t cover the cost…READ MORE