SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- Starting January 1st, Oregon drivers will be paying more taxes. It's all part of the major transportation funding plan that lawmakers passed earlier this year.
House Bill 2017 is a 10 year investment in roads, rail, bridges, and ports. It will produce $5.3 billion in revenue over that time.
The money is coming from different taxes and fees. On Monday, the statewide gas tax will increase 4 cents.
Local gas attendants said drivers are used to seeing changes in prices, so they don't think too many people will be surprised by the increase.
The price to register your vehicles in Oregon will also go up. There will be a 0.5 percent tax on new vehicles, along with a $15 fee on bicycles that cost more than $200.
For more information on HB 2017, click here.
- Oregon's transportation taxes take effect Jan. 1st
- Colorado beats Oregon State 36-33 for 1st conference win
- Oregon Department of Transportation asks people to stop wasting resources by littering
- City evaluates effectiveness of downtown dog ban
- Oregon lawmakers weigh in on new GOP tax plan
- Oregon could miss out, lose money on federal tax overhaul
- Study: Exercise may help with chemotherapy side effects
- Changes to distracted driving penalties take effect July 1
- Kicker tax calculator available
- GOP's tax proposal breakdown