This article covers the surprising results from a study conducted by the Mineta Transportation Institute. The Mineta Transportation Institute conducts research, education, and information transfer programs focusing on surface transportation and management issues. The report revealed that increasing the gas tax rate had more support when people received more information about how the revenue would be used as compared to an increase to be spent for undefined purposes. These results are similar to the previous years the study has been done.
A free download of the report can be accessed here.