The Role of Planning in the Preservation of Transportation Infrastructure

This chapter discusses the need by policymakers to make resource commitments to maintain and improve existing transportation infrastructure. It is pointed out that economic stagnation (prominent when this article was published) is increasing the difficulty of securing funds for both operating subsidies and infrastructure reinvestment; pressures to increase the user share of costs and cut back on underutilized services are commonplace. It seems likely that macroeconomic factors will demand increased scrutiny of reinvestment options, including the use of criteria based on the benefits and costs associated with reinvestments.

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  • Authors:
    • Schofer, Joseph L
  • Publication Date: 1985


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 295-311
  • Monograph Title: Transportation and Mobility in an Era of Transition

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  • Accession Number: 01142658
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0444877495
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 29 2009 1:16PM