PITTSBURGH, ALLEGHENY COUNTY - An engineers' group that gave the state a D-plus for its roads said a hike in Pennsylvania's gasoline tax would generate money for repairs.
Karl Sieg, vice-president of the American Society of Civil Engineers' Pittsburgh section, said studies show it costs an average between $300 and $400 annually to fix damage to a vehicle caused by bad roads.
The ASCE on Monday encouraged a long-term, dedicated source of money for transportation upgrades. Some ideas include higher gasoline taxes, as well as raising vehicle registration fees and license fees.
For more information, click on the engineers' newly-released study: Keystone in Crisis.