ODOT Wrestles With Future Of Ohio’s Transportation Systems

  • Author: Karen Kasler
  • Source: WOSU
  • Date: 01/29/2020

"The head of the Ohio Department of Transportation says the state is at a crossroads with policy on how to move people and products around safely and efficiently.

ODOT Director Jack Marchbanks said the 10.5 cent state gas tax increase will send an additional $370 million this year to local governments, and will help with 150 projects split in urban, suburban and rural areas.

But the gas tax hike may lose steam in the future, as it’s estimated that nearly all vehicles on the roads in 25 years will be electric."

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