A federal role in freight planning and finance

This monograph describes a federal freight policy designed to address growing challenges faced by the U.S. freight network in an environment dominated by declining revenues and public resistance to increasing taxes. The strategy is based on the use of benefit-cost analysis to not only calculate the...

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Main Authors: Rosenbloom, Sandra, Wachs, Martin (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND 2012, 2012
Series:Rand Corporation monograph series
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Figures and tables
  • Summary
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Background
  • What is the federal role in freight transportation?
  • Four major elements of a suggested federal freight transportation policy
  • Paying for it all
  • Summary and conclusions
  • Bibliography
  • Table of figures
  • Includes bibliographical references