California Road Charge Pilot Program - Legislation

Background - Senate Bill (SB) 1077

Senate Bill (SB) 1077 requires the creation of a 15 member Road Usage Charge (Road Charge) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) to guide the development and evaluation of a pilot program to assess the potential for mileage-based revenue collection for California’s roads and highways as an alternative to the gas tax.

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Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

The TAC is mandated to consider specific policy issues that will influence the design of the pilot program including:

  • Privacy
  • Data Security
  • Methods of Reporting Highway Use

Public Input

The TAC is also required to seek public and stakeholder input to shape the design of a pilot program.

To submit your thoughts or questions regarding any aspect of the California Road Charge Pilot Program, please visit our comment page.

Comment Page

Pilot Program January 1, 2017

Based on the recommendations of the TAC, the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) will implement a live, state-wide pilot program no later than January 1, 2017.

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Conclusion, Findings, Report June 30, 2018

At the conclusion of the pilot, CalSTA is required to prepare a report on the findings of the pilot program including: Cost, Privacy, Jurisdictional Issues, Feasibility, Complexity, Acceptance, Use of the Revenues, Security and Compliance, Data Collection, Technology, Potential for Value-Added Services and notable Implementation Issues. CalSTA will submit the report to the TAC, the California Transportation Commission (CTC), and appropriate policy and fiscal committees of the Legislature no later than June 30, 2018.

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