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Mileage-Based User Funds Not Good For Allegany County

February 6th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Volunteers are being sought for a pilot program through the Maryland Department of Transportation that will test the idea of Mileage-Based User Funds for funding the state’s Transportation Trust Fund.  Currently the gas tax has provided funding but there is a challenge now as the use of electric vehicles continues to grow. Senator McKay spoke about the idea at The Pre-Legislative Breakfast in December, saying a program like this could be harmful to businesses and residents in Allegany County…