Participate In Federally-Funded Road Survey, Make $895

It's no surprise people are driving less »11/12/08 11:00am11/12/08 11:00am because of the , leaving the US Department of Transportation rightly worried the Federal Highway Trust Fund could . The solution? A study, of course. We've found a federally-funded study at the University of Iowa looking to fit GPS tracking units onto participant's cars to…

Hybrid SUVs Skip Gas-Guzzler Tax, Still Get Hybrid Credit Thanks To Tax Code Loophole

GM's two-mode hybrids, the Tahoe and Yukon, along with Chrysler's versions, the Durango and Aspen, have come to an ironic intersection in the tax code: These vehicles are eligible for a hybrid tax credit, yet theoretically should also be hit with the gas-guzzler tax. Does that sound like the world's loopiest loophole… »7/03/08 9:40am7/03/08 9:40am

Proposed Gas Tax Holiday Panned As Gimmick; Also, Water Is Wet

Floating around the policy wonk-o-sphere and on the front page of most of the news dailies today is this idea of a temporary holiday on Federal gas taxes for the summer driving season. Presidential candidates Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-copycat) have hopped on the "good idea" bandwagon, while… »4/30/08 4:00pm4/30/08 4:00pm