A collaborative journalism project from Connecticut Public Radio and The Connecticut Mirror

A collaborative journalism project from Connecticut Public Radio and The Connecticut Mirror

Extra-Credit-episode-3--Gas-Tax-light

How Does The Gas Tax Fund Transportation Projects?

Connecticut Public Radio’s news director, Jeff Cohen, explores how the state pays for transportation upgrades with The Connecticut Mirror’s Keith Phaneuf who says previous diversions of gas tax revenues to non-transportation purposes has put the state in a position where it may need to seriously consider electronic highway tolls.

(Original Broadcast March 26, 2018)

ILLUSTRATION BY JIM VALENTINO, JAMES ROBERT CREATIVE