Randal O’Toole on The End of the Gas Tax and The Coming Age of the Driverless Car

Thumbs up if you’re looking forward to driving- or more specifically- not driving a car in the next 15 years! We already have the technology- we just need to get the bureaucratic and institutional roadblocks get out of the way! For more videos from Cato, subscribe to our channel.

Cato Senior Fellow Randal O’Toole spoke at a Hill Briefing on April 15, 2011. He recommended ending the gas tax and replacing it with a Vehicle Miles Traveled tax as a way of making the public funding of roads and highways more efficient and based on user fees, not taxes and subsidies. He also looks forward to a future with driverless cars, as long as America’s aging transportation bureaucracy gets out of the way.

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