Allocating fuel tax revenues to mobility
The early 20th century was marked by a more widespread use of cars. The release of Ford’s T model, the first mass-produced model at an affordable price, “put America on wheels” and on a road network unsuited to the automotive revolution, which raised the issue of how its upgrading was to be financed.
Traditionally, US States used vehicle registration fees, firstly as a one-off payment and then as an annual tax; from 1919 and the introduction of a fuel tax, infrastructure construction became financed through an indirect tax collected on the fuel sales price.Learn more / Download
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- CO2 emissions mitigation
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