Public Transit http://wunc.org en GPS Spying? Odometer Fees? NCDOT Considers A Mileage Tax http://wunc.org/post/gps-spying-odometer-fees-ncdot-considers-mileage-tax <p></p><p>North Carolina's Department of Transportation is considering taxing drivers by the mile to help pay for road construction and upgrades. As cars become more efficient, the gas tax is becoming a less effective revenue source.</p><p></p><p>The department's Funding and Appropriations Strategies committee – or FAST – has been meeting with leaders and researchers across the state to hear concerns about population growth and potential solutions for insufficient infrastructure.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:52:44 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 33244 at http://wunc.org GPS Spying? Odometer Fees? NCDOT Considers A Mileage Tax Rail Transit Shot Down By Panel Of Experts http://wunc.org/post/rail-transit-shot-down-panel-experts <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 12pt">Wake County commissioners invited a panel of experts to weigh-in on possible plans to develop rail transit in the county. </span></p><p><span style="font-size: 12pt">The three experts urged the county to focus on other mass transit solutions like expanding the bus system. Host Frank Stasio talks with <a href="https://twitter.com/Road_Worrier">Bruce Siceloff</a>, a reporter for the News &amp; Observer about the future of mass transit in Wake County. </span></p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:41:57 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 25740 at http://wunc.org Rail Transit Shot Down By Panel Of Experts