Archive: June 29, 2022

Can Home Delivery Help Pay the Bills?

With the continued tension between infrastructure needs and available funding, Colorado’s Senate Bill 260 looks to a least partially remedy the situation through a unique tax that captures the infrastructure use by home delivery, courier and driver services.  For example, each Amazon or UPS delivery will cost an additional 27 cents.  For services like Uber and Lyft, each ride will cost an additional 30 cents.  As transportation changes, with electric vehicles, or alternate logistics chains, or modal changes, governments will need to identify creative and new ways to ensure continued user funding for transportation infrastructure. 

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MAFC Annual Meeting Update

Join MAFC in Des Moines, Iowa, at the MAASTO Annual meeting to talk freight! Session topics include freight vehicle electrification, freight corridor resiliency, soy and ag transport, FACs, and a MAFC working session. 

After 3-years of virtual meetings, the group is looking forward to meeting face to face and we hope you will join us in De Moines.

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