HIGHWAY REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE TRENDS

CHARTS ARE PRESENTED OF CERTAIN TRENDS IN HIGHWAY FINANCING. THE CHARTS PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: (1) TRAVEL COSTS IN TERMS OF EXPENDITURES FOR CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, AND ADMINISTRATION ON ALL ROADS AND STREETS, (2) THE FEDERAL-AID, (3) STRAIGHT HIGHWAY REVENUE CONTRIBUTED TO ROADS AND THE PORTION CONTRIBUTED BY HIGHWAY USERS, (4) THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF COUNTY AND LOCAL RURAL ROAD AGENCIES TO ROADS, (5) THE PERCENTAGE DISTRIBUTION OF TOTAL REVENUE FOR ALL ROADS, STREETS AND HIGHWAYS BY SOURCE OF REVENUE, (6) THE FIGHT AGAINST DIVERSION OF STATE HIGHWAY USER TAXES TO NON-HIGHWAY PURPOSES, (7) THE DIVERSIONS OF STATE HIGHWAY USER TAXES TO NON-HIGHWAY PURPOSES BY STATES IN 1946, (8) THE AMOUNT OF STATE HIGHWAY USER TAXES DISTRIBUTED TO COUNTY AND OTHER LOCAL ROADS, (9) THE VARIATION FROM STATE TO STATE OF THE PERCENTAGE OF STATE HIGHWAY USER TAXES DISTRIBUTED TO COUNTY ROADS, (10) THE AMOUNT OF STATE HIGHWAY USER FUNDS CONTRIBUTED TO CITY STREETS, (11) THE DISTRIBUTION OF STATE HIGHWAY USER TAXES TO LOCAL CITY STREETS IN 1946, (12) HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION COST, (13) THE TOLL ROAD CONSTRUCTION, AND (14) THE CREATION OF HIGHWAY STUDY COMMITTEES. DEFICIENCIES IN AVAILABLE DATA AND THE NEED FOR MORE ADEQUATE STATISTICS ARE EMPHASIZED.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No 12, pp 46-57, 14 FIG
  • Authors:
    • Lindman, B H
  • Publication Date: 1948-8

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  • Accession Number: 00200960
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 12 1994 12:00AM