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01.Airports: Performance, Risks, and Problems
02.Railway Transportation: Policies, Technology and Perspectives
03.Airline Industry: Strategies, Operations and Safety
04.Automobiles: Performance, Safety Assessment, and Energy Consumption
05.Distracted Driving
06.Traffic Safety
07.Wireless Technologies in Intelligent Transportation Systems
08.Airline Industry Mergers: Background and Issues
09.Airports and the Automotive Industry: Security Issues, Economic Efficiency and Environmental Impact
10.Airports and the Environment: Impacts and Improvements
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Editors: Simon D. Bartha
Book Description:
The nation's surface transportation system has deteriorated to such a degree that our safety, economic competitiveness and quality of life are at risk. The United States Congress has recognized the dangers of inattention and delay and has asked for assistance to re-envision the way the federal government funds and finances our national surface transportation infrastructure. Congress established the National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission to provide recommendations for policy and action. This book offers the results of the Commissionís investigative efforts and deliberations.

This book consists of public documents which have been located, gathered, combined, reformatted, and enhanced with a subject index, selectively edited and bound to provide easy access.

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Table of Contents:

1. Setting Course: Commissionís Charge and Guiding Principles, pp. 1-15

2. The Route We Are On: The Widening Investment GAP, pp. 17-49

3. Transportation Funding at a Crossroads: Existing Sources
and New Revenue Options, pp. 51-92

4. Paying by the Gallon: Motor Fuel Taxes, pp. 93-105

5. Paying for the Ton: Freight-Related Charges, pp. 107-118

6. Paying by the Mile: Tolling and Mileage-Based User Fees, pp. 119-153

7. Accelerating the Trip: Financing Programs and Policies, pp. 155-188

8. The Path Forward: Policy Recommendations, pp. 189-222

Annex: Responding to the Financing Commissionís Statutory Mandates, pp. 223-231

Supplemental Statement of Commissioner Donald F. Carmody, pp. 233-234


      Transportation Infrastructure - Roads, Highways, Bridges, Airports and Mass Transit
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 7 x 10, 242pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-995-2
   Status: AV
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