Healthy Returns: The Economic Effects of Surface Transportation and Motor Fuel Taxes

This study explores the social and economic costs and cost benefits of the surface transportation in the United States. The table of contents lists the following chapter headings: I. Introduction; II. The Economic Benefits of Highways and Public Transportation; III. The Direct Costs of the Surface Transportation System; IV. The Economic Case for Using Fuel Taxes to Fund Surface Transportation; V. Health Costs of Motor Vehicle Pollution and Related Benefits of Public Transportation; VI. Economic Costs of Motor Vehicle Congestion and Related Benefits of Public Transportation; and VII. Conclusion.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Public Transportation Association

    1666 K Street, NW, Suite 1100
    Washington, DC  United States  20006
  • Authors:
    • Shapiro, Robert J
    • Hassett, Kevin A
    • Arnold, Frank S
  • Publication Date: 2004-1


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices; References; Tables;

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01051446
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 11 2007 10:20AM