HIGHWAY FINANCE AND THE CONSUMER

THE URGENT NEED FOR INCREASED HIGHWAY CAPACITY AND THE FINANCING OF THESE HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS ARE DISCUSSED. THE OBJECTIVE OF RAISING THE STANDARDS OF OUR ROADS AND STREETS, TOGETHER WITH MAINTAINING EXISTING FACILITIES, PRESENTS A FORMIDABLE FINANCIAL UNDERTAKING. HIGHWAY USER TAXATION AND GASOLINE TAXES ARE DISCUSSED. EFFECTS OF THE PROVISION OF ADEQUATE HIGHWAYS ON AUTOMOBILE OPERATING COSTS ARE ANALYZED. BEFORE AND AFTER STUDIES ON THIS FACTOR SHOWS GASOLINE SAVINGS REALIZED BY TRAVEL ON EXPRESSWAYS. IN ADDITION, THERE IS A NET GAIN FOR THE CONSUMER IN A HIGHER STANDARD OF SERVICE, INCLUDING FASTER AND SAFER TRANSPORTATION.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: pp 13-20
  • Monograph Title: Highway finance
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200959
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 12 1994 12:00AM