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Main Title Transportation investments in response to economic downturns /
Publisher Transportation Research Board,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 869825122
ISBN 9780309294928; 0309294924
Subjects Federal aid to transportation--United States--Evaluation ; Economic conditions ; Policy analysis ; Recession ; Federal aid to transportation--Evaluation
Additional Subjects United States--American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
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ELCM  HE308.T737 2014 NVFEL Library/Ann Arbor, MI 06/30/2014
Collation viii, 156 pages ; illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
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"Transportation Investments in Response to Economic Downturns, Transportation Research Board Special Report 312, provides guidance for federal and state officials on the best ways to use stimulus funds for transportation in the future and methods for evaluating such investments. The report examines lessons learned and impacts from the states' management of the transportation component of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which provided $48.1 billion for U.S. Department of Transportation programs"--Provided by publisher. Introduction -- Study origin and objectives -- Use of transportation spending as stimulus: arra and past recessions -- Status of federal and state transportation funding -- Sources of information -- Fiscal policy in recessions and the role of transportation spending -- Fiscal policy in response to recessions -- Transportation spending as fiscal stimulus -- Design, management, and outcomes of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act -- Transportation grants -- Arra transportation provisions -- Administration of arra transportation grants -- Transportation spending and construction employment during arra -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Conclusions -- Recommendations.