Here we go.
I took a road trip from Washington, D.C. to upstate New York last weekend. Needless to say it took a couple fill-ups to get my old SUV through the journey. A knowledge of gas taxes would have been incredibly useful.
Tolls are inherently inefficient. There are reports that 80 percent of the money raised from tolls goes to the company managing the toll roads. Up to one-third of the revenues goes to tollbooth operators. Even many of the toll roads that have electronic pass options still have a costly tollbooth option.