Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Gas Tax

Guest Editorial: A Fair Road Tax

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Editor’s note: Earlier this week, the L.A. Times published an article by usually no-nonsense columnist George Skelton, who, after being “tortured” by a road closure for a triathlon, called for California cyclists to pay a registration fee to support road infrastructure. Skelton asserted that “[cyclists] have been freeloading off motorists who pay gas taxes.” Numerous analyses […]

Eyes on the Street: Metro’s Stand Up 4 Transportation Rally

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As today’s Streetsblog USA post related, transit supporters across the U.S. are hosting events today to “Stand Up 4 Transportation.” Metro hosted its rally this morning at Patasaouras Plaza at L.A. Union Station. The event featured Los Angeles Congressional representatives Judy Chu and Maxine Waters, and a host of L.A.’s labor, business, and transportation leaders, all calling on congress to […]