Weaning from oil, and fuel taxes | Baker City Herald | Baker County Oregon's News Leader "There can be no doubt that Oregon, and every other state, will have to devise a method other than fuel taxes to pay to maintain and build roads and bridges. The taxation system that states, and the federal government, have relied on for decades works so long as the vast majority of vehicles plying our roads burn petroleum products taxed at the pump. Today that still accurately describes the nation’s vehicle fleet. But a decade from now it might not." Decreased fuel use, means decreased revenue. What would be a good way to fill the gap?