This book is an examination of the current and proposed highway Tax Program, deficiencies, and proposed solutions to the financial problems confronting highway financing. Contents: The Importance of Highways; Highway Design, Cost, Allocations, and Finance; Highway Capital Needs and Concepts of Highway Finance; A Brief History of Highway Taxation and Tax Structures; Issues Involved in Highway Taxation; Highway Financial Methods and Rational Highway Taxes; Summary and Recommendations; Bibliography.During the past two years 23 states have used bond financing for highway projects with $2.523 billion being issued in 1970, and ... by a variety of tax methods that range from using general tax funds at one extreme, to joint public and private ventures at the other extreme. ... that a quid pro quo relationship exist, but the allocation of highway cost responsibility as well as value of service of a given road, anbsp;...
|Title||:||A Primer on Highway Finance|
|Author||:||Grant M. Davis, William A. Cunningham|
|Publisher||:||University Press of America - 1994|