THE HIGHWAY TRUST FUND 1995 - 2006

This analysis explains the workings of the trust fund, its current status, and the potential implications of moving the fund off-budget. The work reported here represents a budgetary exercise only and describes numerous options, each of which would require some legislative changes. It reports the status of the highway account and the mass transit account under different revenue, authorization, and spending scenarios. The eight scenarios included in the analysis are: 1. extrapolated trends; 2. flat funding; 3. program cut; 4. maximum spending; 5. Amtrak account; 6. increased transit assistance; 7. decreased transit income; and 8. increased spending, reduced income.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This report was prepared under the direction of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Policy Development, Energy and Transportation Sectors Division, in the Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation. It is a draft for technical review.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Apogee Research, Incorporated

    4350 East West Highway, Suite 600
    Bethesda, MD  United States  20814
  • Publication Date: 1995-12-1

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 59 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00724586
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 16 1996 12:00AM