Beyond the Crisis: Exploring the Future of the State's Transportation Trust Fund

February 22, 2016

“Recent history tells us that the more you can do pay-as-you-go and the less reliance on bonding, the more stable your funding will be and you will be able to maintain a reasonable program,” said Martin Robins, director emeritus of Rutgers University’s Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center.

But Robins also acknowledged New Jersey motorists might experience some “sticker shock” when they realize that increasing the gas tax — which right now is the lowest in the region and second-lowest among U.S. states — is the best way to generate more cash for transportation projects., Feb. 22

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