Elimination of the fixed 17.5-cent-per-gallon gas tax, to be replaced by a 3.5% wholesale tax that will increase revenues as gas prices head higher.
A 0.3 percentage-point increase in the sales tax.
Diversion of $200 million a year in existing General Fund revenues on the logic that transportation is a “core function of government.”
Imposition of a $100 million annual fee on alternative-fuel vehicles to ensure that they contribute toward the construction and maintenance of roads.
A one percentage point increase in the sales tax on automobile sales, which currently enjoys a discount off the sales and use tax.
The levying of a 6% wholesale tax on diesel.
Designation of revenue, should it materialize, from the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would require online sellers to collect states’ retail sales tax.
Creation of a dedicated revenue stream (not clear what as of this writing) for Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads transportation needs.