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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Fischer, John W; Kirk, Robert S. & Mallett, William J. November 10, 2010.

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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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28 pages.

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  • November 10, 2010

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Fischer, John W; Kirk, Robert S. & Mallett, William J. Surface Transportation Funding and Finance, report, November 10, 2010; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29595/: accessed May 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.