A Primer on Highway Finance

A Primer on Highway Finance

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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


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