Funding Options for Freight Transportation Projects
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee for the Study of Funding Options for Freight Transportation Projects of National Significance
Transportation Research Board, 2009 - Federal aid to transportation - 285 pages
TRB's Special Report 297: Funding Options for Freight Transportation Projects explores ways to pay for projects that expand freight capacity or reduce the costs of freight transportation. The committee that produced the report found that present finance arrangements are inadequate for maintaining and improving freight transportation system performance. The report calls for finance reforms that promote productivity gains by targeting investment to projects with the greatest economic benefit and by encouraging efficient use of facilities.
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