Fuel Used for Off-Road Recreation: A Reassessment of the Fuel Use Model

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The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA) established a National Recreational Trails Funding Program and the National Recreational Trails Trust Fund. ISTEA required that certain tax revenue generated from the sales of motor fuel used for off-road recreation be transferred from the Highway Trust Funds to the Trails Trust Fund for recreational trail and facility improvements. In order to apportion the Trails Trust Fund to individual States equitably, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) asked the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in 1993 to estimate the amount of motor fuel used for off-road recreation in the State level by ... continued below

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Davis, S.C.; Truett, L.F. & Hu, P.S. July 1, 1999.

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The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA) established a National Recreational Trails Funding Program and the National Recreational Trails Trust Fund. ISTEA required that certain tax revenue generated from the sales of motor fuel used for off-road recreation be transferred from the Highway Trust Funds to the Trails Trust Fund for recreational trail and facility improvements. In order to apportion the Trails Trust Fund to individual States equitably, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) asked the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in 1993 to estimate the amount of motor fuel used for off-road recreation in the State level by different vehicle types. A modification of the methodology developed by ORNL has been used to apportion funds to the States since that time.

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  • Report No.: ORNL/TM-1999/100
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • DOI: 10.2172/9796 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 9796
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc791773

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Davis, S.C.; Truett, L.F. & Hu, P.S. Fuel Used for Off-Road Recreation: A Reassessment of the Fuel Use Model, report, July 1, 1999; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc791773/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.