Transportation and mobility are critical to all societies—acting as the backbone and enabler for physical human and cultural connection and almost all global trade. However, that comes at a cost— transportation is the second highest industry contributor to climate change globally (electricity and heating being the first). The efforts from within the sector to decarbonize are essential to enable the sustainable growth of healthy and prosperous societies. One significant step is the move from fossil-fuel-powered vehicles to electric vehicles (EVs).
Road transportation generates significant tax income for governments globally, but the adoption of EVs as part of the solution to the climate emergency results in a significant drop in road-transport-related tax revenues.
Read the new WSP whitepaper that creates a narrative for potential solutions—appropriate for people and the places where they live, work, play and visit—to address declining vehicle fuel tax revenues.