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6 for analyzing the costs of alternative revenue systems for · Chapter 3 examines several technologies that have the poten- transportation. tial to advance alternative revenue-generation systems for transportation. The selected technologies are the Intelli- Drive system, satellite-based and cellular-based fleet man- 1.2 Report Audience agement systems (FMSs), commercial vehicle information The research results presented in this report provide infor- systems and networks (CVISN), and electric cars/smart mation needed not only to promote a better understanding charging software. of the costs associated with each of the revenue-generation · Chapter 4 presents a cost accounting framework established systems, but also to assist public- and private-sector decision for this study and then presents administration cost esti- makers and stakeholders in formulating policies. The pri- mates for the five transportation revenue-generation sys- mary potential users of the research results, therefore, are the tems examined in this report. FHWA, state departments of transportation (DOTs), state · Chapter 5 defines unit measurements for the purpose of departments of taxation/revenue, metropolitan planning comparison within and among revenue-generation systems organizations (MPOs), toll authorities, academia, energy and uses them to examine costs between revenue systems. providers, and consultants. This chapter also presents the results of sensitivity analyses conducted on each revenue-generation system examined in this report. 1.3 Report Structure · Chapter 6 presents study conclusions. This report is divided into six chapters, including this intro- duction. The remainder of this report is structured as follows: In addition to the main body of the report, appendices pre- sent an overview of the Oregon VMT pay-at-the-pump system, · Chapter 2 presents an overview of the existing motor fuel a survey used to collect motor fuel tax-related administrative tax system and a number of alternative revenue-generation cost data, parameter data and detailed cost estimates, and a list systems. of acronyms.