Anyone who’s ever calculated the real price of gasoline knows the many other ways in which we pay to keep gas cheap. This is the basis for justifying the use of gas tax revenue to support things other than highways, for example, public transit and other civic projects. Canadian cities have taken advantage of this logic, and can now look forward to a new source of funding. The money will go mostly toward city services.
Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com
TriplePundit.com has since grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.
Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He was instrumental in the creation of TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years as well as an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.
Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.
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