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This article investigates the push for lifting the ban on interstate highway tolls. Because of shrinking revenue brought in by transportation dedicated taxes, including the federal gas tax, local and national officials are scrambling to find a more sustainable way to fund the country’s vast transportation network. Lifting the ban on interstate tolling meanwhile would help states fund projects in the absence of a cohesive national funding plan. Article goes on to provide details on the support and opposition for lifting the ban as well as some background on the issue.