Experts say it’s time to move away from the gas tax

High gas prices mean the state and federal governments are collecting less money in transportation taxes. The shortfall comes just as Vermont struggles to pay for a backlog of needed road and bridge projects. Some experts say it’s time to look for new revenue sources. VPR’s John Dillon reports.

Vermont’s Rough Roads

We talk about our state’s deepest ruts and potholes with Transportation Secretary Neale Lunderville and with the director of the National University Transportation Center at UVM. Also, we hear from the Vermont Retail Association about whether or not Vermonters are opening their pocketbooks in today’s economy. And commentator Peter Gilbert reflects on the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s death.