And I strongly suspect they didn't provide a detailed breakdown of each "user fee" because it would prove my original point.
Don, this is about state revenue. Oregon raised the gas tax by 6 cents a gallon in 2009. ODOT relies heavily on it, as the chart I was responding to clearly indicates.
"People who ride pay about as much as those who always drive."
That's absurd. I commute to work on a bike, and one of the main reasons is so I can spend much, much less on gas than I would if I drove to work. I do pay license and registration fees, but my contribution to the gas tax kitty is pretty low compared to someone who drives in from Beaverton 5 days a week.
So everything in Washington is Seattle. Thanks for clearing that up, professor.
What bridges in Seattle have collapsed?
Key and peele football names is the same joke, but much, much funnier.
Seriously. The guy across the street from me has been driving his Benz since about 1993, and he's definitely not rich.
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