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States work on cap-and-trade plan

December 30, 2019

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Land Line Now, Dec. 30, 2019.

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Eleven states have joined to create a regional cap-and-trade plan in the nation’s Northeast. Also, we’ll offer up the truth behind several road rumors.

Transportation and Climate Initiative is considering a cap-and-trade plan
Transportation and Climate Initiative is considering a cap-and-trade plan

I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

From rural transportation needs to a proposed GPS requirement for trucks. We’ll have the issues you need to know about.


II. Road rumors vs. the truth

Road rumors can travel fast – and muddy the waters on some important issues. We’ll go over some of the current rumors flying about – and offer up the truth behind them.


III. Truck-only VMT examined

Is a truck-only vehicle miles traveled tax the future of road funding? What is the solution to driver retention? And what do you do when the auxiliary heater you bought just doesn’t work. Land Line Magazine recently covered all three, and we’ll tell you the story behind their coverage.


IV. Regional cap-and-trade plan advances

Eleven states have joined to create a regional cap-and-trade plan in the nation’s northeast and Mid-Atlantic states.


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