Surface Transportation Funding and Finance

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This report discusses changes in funding to the national surface transportation infrastructure, especially in light of the recession that began in 2007, which led to decreases in driving and fuel use. This report focuses on possible revenue sources for surface transportation infrastructure. It begins with a brief discussion of the problems associated with the trust fund financing system and then
explores possible immediate and longer-term solutions to the financing problem.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: November 10, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Fischer, John W

Specialist in Transportation Policy

Creator (Author):
Kirk, Robert S.

Specialist in Transportation Policy

Creator (Author):
Mallett, William J.

Specialist in Transportation Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: November 10, 2010
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United States
Description:

This report discusses changes in funding to the national surface transportation infrastructure, especially in light of the recession that began in 2007, which led to decreases in driving and fuel use. This report focuses on possible revenue sources for surface transportation infrastructure. It begins with a brief discussion of the problems associated with the trust fund financing system and then
explores possible immediate and longer-term solutions to the financing problem.

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28 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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