Increasing mass transit deficits and declining central city fiscal strength generated strong interest in regional taxation for transit. This report, volume 1 of 5 volumes, summarizes the other four volumes of the study and presents the results of two case studies regarding the distribution of tax burdens under alternative central city and regional financing systems. The main focus of the study is on regional or metropolitan-wide taxation to subsidize mass transit. The study examines an earnings tax, a sales tax, a property tax, and a surcharge to state income taxes, each levied on a central city and a regional basis in two case study areas--Atlanta and New York City.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 2, PB81-188963. Portions of this document are not fully legible. Also available in set of 5 reports PC E13, PB81-188948.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Syracuse University

    201 Marshall Street
    Syracuse, NY  United States  13210

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • McHugh, R
    • Puryear, D L
  • Publication Date: 1979-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 56 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00337878
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-NY-11-0003-81-1Final Rpt.
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1982 12:00AM