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Road User Fee Task Force

About the Task Force

oregonoutofmud.gifThe Oregon Legislature created the Road User Fee Task Force (RUFTF) in 2001 to investigate options for generating sustainable funding for Oregon's transportation system. The group spearheaded two pilot projects in 2006 and 2012 that tested per-mile charging. 
The focus now is on OReGO, the nation's first fully-operational road usage charge program that launched July 1, 2015, demonstrating a new way to fund road maintenance, preservation and improvements. OReGO volunteers receive a fuels tax credit and instead pay a per-mile charge for the miles they drive.
  • The OReGO rate is 1.5 cents per mile
  • OReGO volunteers get a full credit for fuel tax they pay at the pump
  • Volunteers can choose from several private and secure mileage reporting options offered by OReGO’s private-sector partners

Read more about OReGO


Members and Terms

The Road User Fee Task Force has – 
  • Ten members appointed to four year terms by Governor, Senate President and House Speaker
  • Two members appointed to four year terms by Chair of Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC)
Task Force members (as of Jan. 30, 2015):
Tammy Baney
OTC Commissioner
Sean O'Halloren
OTC Commissioner
Bob Andrews, Mayor of Newberg
City Mayor
Sid Leiken, Lane County Commissioner
County Commissioner
Vicki Berger, Salem
Craig Dirksen, Metro Council
Craig Campbell, AAA
Rep. Cliff Bentz
House Member (R)
Rep. John Lively
House Member (D)
Sen. Bill Hansell
Senator (R)
Sen. Chris Edwards
Senator (D)
Rep. Margaret Doherty
House Member (Ex-Officio - D)
Rep. John Davis
House Member (Ex-Officio - R)
Sen. Arnie Roblan
Senator (Ex-Officio - D)
Sen. Chuck Thomsen
Senator (Ex-Officio - R)


RUFTF meetings are open to the public. Accommodations will be provided and alternate formats of printed material are available upon request. Please call Kathy Kleen at (503) 986-3193 prior to the meeting. Statewide relay: 7-1-1


Recent meetings and reports:

February 24, 2017
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September 21, 2016

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May 24, 2016
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January 13, 2016
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