Highway Cost Allocation and Determination of Heavy Freight Truck Permit Fees

Status:  Complete
Report Date:  05/21/2012

Summary:

Researchers evaluated highway cost allocation methodologies, used this evaluation to customize the FHWA's HCA tool for Minnesota purposes, and performed HCA studies using both the FHWA tool and the Minnesota-centric tools. Researchers also evaluated the best tax structures for equitably collecting revenue and a method for optimizing the pricing of heavy vehicle special permits. Results showed that heavy vehicle users are not taxed proportionately to their impacts on Minnesota roads.

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