INTERCITY PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION. NEGLECT OF RAIL AND INTERMODAL FACILITIES

Increased Federal funding of intercity passenger rail service and intermodal facilities is needed to alleviate costly airport and highway congestion, rising dependence on foreign oil and environmental pollution. Flexibility to use gas tax revenues for rail service expansion and intermodal terminals and earmarking a gas tax penny for Amtrak are recommended.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • The Campaign for New Transportation Priorities is hosted by the National Association of Railroad Passengers. The policy papers are published in coordination with the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, with support by the Changing Horizons Charitable Trust.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Campaign for New Transportation Priorities

    900 Second Street, NE, Suite 308
    Washington, DC  United States  20002
  • Publication Date: 1991-8

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 12 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00675457
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: CNTP Policy Paper No. 5
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 5 1995 12:00AM