THE INTERMODAL SURFACE TRANSPORTATION EFFICIENCY ACT. AN ANALYSIS BY THE AMERICAN ROAD & TRANSPORTATION BUILDERS ASSOCIATION

The Act incorporates significantly increased funding for transportation through the imposition of new motor fuel taxes and a spend down of the unobligated balances of the Highway Trust Fund. The provisions of the authorization are discussed, and the article covers the following: length of authorization; extension of highway trust fund; surface transportation (obligation limitations, federal share, national highway system, interstate maintenance, interstate discretionary 4-R, interstate completion, surface transportation program, congestion management and air quality improvement, bridge program, metropolitan planning, minimum allocation, donor state bonus program, reimbursement, hold harmless, toll roads and public/private ventures, disadvantaged business enterprise, management systems, federal lands, high priority corridors, audits of A & E activities, private sector involvement/engineering & design services, warranties and guarantees, design standards, use of recycled pavement material, buy America, gross vehicle weight restrictions, rental rates, erosion control guidelines, highway use tax evasion projects); highway safety; research and mass transit.

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    American Road & Transportation Builders Association

    ARTBA Building, 1219 28th Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20007-3389
  • Publication Date: 1992-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 12-21
  • Serial:
    • Transportation Builder
    • Volume: 4
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: American Road & Transportation Builders Association
    • ISSN: 1043-4054

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00620786
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1996 12:00AM