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The Case for Indexing the Gas Tax

Over the past 28 years, indexing for inflation would have raised the gas tax less than one cent per gallon each year on average. Collectively, such a raise is crucial to prevent the trust fund from developing deeper shortfalls. A majority of Americans are willing to pay a bit more for gas it if would result in less traffic or fewer car repairs.

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