Washington policymakers continue their internal debate on how to best improve our nation’s infrastructure, be it through bipartisan legislation or budget reconciliation. With significant interest to generate revenue and a clear need to improve our road and highway systems, Congress must make real progress in transitioning away from the regressive gas tax and towards implementing a more equitable national vehicle-miles-traveled (VMT) fee. Doing so would create a sustainable funding source for the Highway Trust Fund over time, slow or end subsidies to heavy highway users, and position the U.S. to best confront increased fuel efficiency and electric vehicle adoption.

You can read the entire op-ed in the Hill’s Congress Blog.